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Samuel Paty: an educator, a father and a free speech martyr

alt informationA French teacher is brutally murdered in Paris for teaching students about free speech. We must not forget him

“Nelson’s legacy isn’t the issue, the culture war is”

alt informationMuseums should be able to examine every aspect of history and culture without reprisal

We need to end the abuse around discussions of feminism and trans rights

alt informationAll women, whether a successful novelist like JK Rowling or a struggling blogger expressing their gender identity, have a right to their opinions

Why Index will fight for free and open debate

alt informationTo find answers to some of the biggest questions our societies have ever faced we need to listen to each other

Sir Harold Evans: a staunch advocate for free speech

alt informationThe former Sunday Times editor was a long-standing friend and supporter of Index, says Ruth Smeeth

“I am free to practise my religion: others, like the Uighurs, are not”

alt informationThis weekend I will be celebrating the Jewish New Year. Others have no such freedom

“I won’t be watching Mulan. I stand with the Uighurs”

alt informationIndex doesn’t support boycotts; we were established to publish the work of censored artists and writers – those who are being persecuted

Remember the victims of Charlie Hebdo

alt informationAs a trial commences in France to prosecute accomplices to the Charlie Hebdo murders, we remember the victims of the brutal crime

Scotland’s hate crime bill would stifle free speech

alt informationThe wording of the Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill is incredibly vague and could lead to people being punished simply for telling a joke

Ruth Smeeth: “The brave men and women who refuse to be silenced”

alt informationSummer is supposed to be the quiet time for news - not this year

Ruth Smeeth: “In Belarus, Lukashenko has used every tool available to a totalitarian leader”

alt informationWomen wearing white and carrying flowers have marched on Minsk as part of the protests against election result

Kashmir’s journalists have taken great risks this past year to get news out. We must support them

alt informationJournalists in Jammu and Kashmir have been working against the odds for a year now following an internet blackout and other draconian measures. We must rally behind them