Sentence has now been upheld in a devastating blow for free speech. Lauren Davis reports
US company NMT Medical has threatened to step up its libel action against Dr Peter Wilmshurst, over comments he made last year on BBC Radio 4's...
Kurdish musician Ferhat Tunç, who was facing 15 years in prison for a speech he made at a festival, was acquitted this morning from Diyarbakir...
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Woeser, author of “Notes on Tibet”, was one of many signatories of a letter to the Chinese government calling for the release of Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo. Writing for Index on Censorship magazine, she celebrates Tibetan singer Tashi Dhondup
The Foreign Secretary announced this morning the launch of a new independent advisory group on human rights. Promising to turn rhetoric into...