“Europe’s last dictatorship” doesn’t tolerate dissent. The country’s constitution claims to protect freedom of the press, but many laws seem to contradict this.
“This is a key to realms of wonder, but it’s also a deadly weapon, a weapon of mass distraction”, UK cartoonist Martin Rowson said, describing a pen, as he opened a discussion about censorship and repression of political cartoonists.
Russian and Ukrainian investigative journalist Ekaterina Sergatskova met with Index to discuss her experiences reporting on the conflicts in Iraq and Ukraine
Turkish journalists Ahmet Altan and Mehmet Altan’s defence attorneys were forced to leave the courtroom as their clients stood trial accused of taking part in Turkey’s failed 2016 coup
Facebook has received much criticism recently around the removal of content and its lack of transparency as to the reasons why
On the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, activists held a vigil for a murdered Maltese journalist
Red notices are a tool of political abuse by oppressive regimes such as Turkey, Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan, with five journalists targetted since August
Daphne Caruana Galizia was a Maltese journalist and blogger known for her investigative reporting on controversial and sensitive information