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Zehra Dogan: I became more widely known after winning the Index Freedom of Expression Award

alt informationWe caught up with Dogan to find out what she has been working on since winning the Index on Censorship award.

Index kicks off US college tour

alt informationIndex on Censorship will begin a set of college events across the USA on 21 October 2019 as part of its Free Speech Is For Me programme

Cartoonists Rights Network International continues to monitor the loss of cartoonists from media outlets around the world

alt informationSince winning the 2019 Index Award for Campaigning, CRNI has been monitoring the situation with Badiucao, a Chinese dissident cartoonist living in exile in Australia

Museum of Dissidence: We must sacrifice ourselves if we want to achieve freedom in Cuba

alt informationArtistic freedom is under attack in Cuba, but artists are fighting back.

Habari RDC: The only thing certain about the upcoming Congolese election is uncertainty

alt informationThe Democratic Republic of Congo will go to the polls on 23 December to elect a successor to incumbent president Joseph Kabila, who has been in power since January 2001 when he inherited the position from his assassinated father

Wendy Funes: Fear is a weapon used against the vulnerable in Honduras

alt informationFunes worries violence has become “normalised” in Honduras and that the shooting and wounding of journalist Geovanny Sierra is just the latest example

Index joins show of solidarity with Cuba’s jailed artists: “Art should not be criminalised”

alt informationIndex on Censorship joined others at the Tate Modern today in a show of solidarity with those artists arrested in Cuba for peacefully protesting Decree 349, a law that will severely limit artistic freedom in the country

Cuban artists arrested while protesting Decree 349

alt informationCuban artists Luis Manuel Otero Alcantara and Yanelys Nuñez Leyva, members of the Index-award winning Museum of Dissidence, were arrested in Havana on 3 December, along with the performance artist Tania Bruguera

Jonathan Haidt on academic freedom: “We’re all caught in a minefield”

alt information“We’re all walking through a world in which one word we say can mean misreported — or partly reported — on Twitter and it blows up into something.”

Egypt: “People are being hunted because of what they say on social media”

alt informationAhmad Abdallah from the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms and winner of a 2018 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Award, talks about increased violations against free speech in the country