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Taking out the trash: UK foreign office report heaps praise on Bahrain

alt informationJohnson offers a watered-down endorsement of human rights and his department's understanding of advocacy is seriously flawed

Al Jazeera debate at Frontline Club descends into shouting match

alt informationA debate at the Frontline Club last night on the future of Al Jazeera, following recent calls for the network to be shuttered by a group of seven Arab countries, did not go to plan

Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab approaches one year in prison without sentencing

alt informationNext week marks one year since the Bahraini human rights activist and Index on Censorship award winner Nabeel Rajab was imprisoned on charges for which he has yet to be sentenced

Turner Prize winner criticises Glasgow School of Art for censoring student’s work

alt informationThe explanation given to James Oberhelm for the removal of his work from an interim show was “inadequate” according to artist Duncan Campbell

Mapping Media Freedom: Turkish editor arrested on terror propaganda charges

alt informationEach week, Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project verifies threats, violations and limitations faced by the media throughout Europe

Glasgow School of Art bans student’s controversial artwork

alt informationThe Glasgow School of Art has censored an artwork by James Oberhelm, a master of fine art student, on the grounds of “inappropriate content”

Mapping Media Freedom: Journalists barred from covering Theresa May event

alt informationEach week, Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project verifies threats, violations and limitations faced by the media throughout Europe

#IndexAwards2017: Daptar offer hope to the struggling women of Dagestan

alt informationWith the weight of traditions and the growing influence of Islamic fundamentalism, Daptar covers the issues affecting women that receive little coverage by other local media

#IndexAwards2017: KRIK exposes crime and corruption in Serbia

alt informationKRIK is a new independent investigative website which is intent on exposing organised crime and extortion in Serbia

#IndexAwards2017: Journalist Behrouz Boochani fled Iran only to be imprisoned by Australia

alt informationThe Iranian Kurdish journalist fled Iran in May 2013. He travelled to Australia, where he was forcibly relocated to a “refugee processing centre” in Papua New Guinea

#IndexAwards2017: Maldives Independent continues to hold government to account despite pressures

alt informationMaldives Independent, one of the country's few remaining independent media outlets, has faced repeated harassment, from violent attacks to raids by police

#IndexAwards2017: Bill Marczak uncovered the selling of iPhone spyware to corrupt governments

alt informationWhile still a PhD student, the activist exposed the first known zero-day remote jailbreak, which made it possible to control any iPhone