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How Afghanistan’s female journalists are covering the stories no one else can

The country's female journalists are playing a vital role in society, but threats remain

Bahrainis are upset with John Legend — here’s why

People are taking to social media to express their disappointment at the award-winning singer performing in Bahrain despite the country's poor human rights record

Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab summoned by police and fears new arrest

The prominent human rights activist believes he will be handed down a new charge and could be jailed for years

An attack on free expression is an attack on society, says Peter Greste

alt informationThe Al Jazeera journalist recently released after 400 days in Egyptian jail speaks about his time in jail, the campaign for his release and fellow journalists still imprisoned in Egypt

Azerbaijan: Sham trial of rights activist Rasul Jafarov begins

Prominent human rights campaigner Rasul Jafarov has been detained since 2 August on trumped up charges

Targeted cartoonists show support for Charlie Hebdo

alt informationCartoonists have been among the most visual in their reaction to the attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Musa Kart and Xavier Bonilla, who have both been targeted by their governments, share their thoughts.

How cartoonists responded to the attack on Charlie Hebdo

alt informationPeople around the world show solidarity with the French satirical magazine

Bahrain: Three years in jail for activist for “insulting the king”

alt informationZainab Al-Khawaja was on trial for ripping up a photo of King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa

No justice: how impunity silences journalists

alt informationAhead of the International Day to End Impunity, journalists from around the world tell Index why impunity is a serious threat to free expression

Recap report: Is it ever better to censor than to cause offence?

alt informationIndex on Censorship and the Bush Theatre organised a debate as a part of the RADAR Festival, to explore the rights of the artist to free expression and to examine the role of arts institutions in defending and promoting free expression

Life is getting harder for objective journalists in Turkey, says cartoonist sued by Erdogan

Musa Kart faced nine year behind bars over a caricature of the Turkish president

Serbian prime minister grilled on press freedom at London event

alt informationControversy surrounded Aleksandar Vucic’s Monday night lecture at the London School of Economics