Category : Statements

Statements from freedom of expression organisation Index on Censorship, the global voice of free expression

Twenty-four organisations express solidarity with the Swedish media outlet Realtid

alt informationIndex among those bodies supporting journalists ahead of the first hearing in their UK defamation case

Index welcomes the launch of the National Action Plan to protect journalists

alt informationThe plan has been developed with the National Committee, of which Index is a member

Index statement on Alexei Navalny

alt informationPutin critic has been sent to a Russian penal colony following his show trials

The Government’s policy paper on higher education: free speech and academic freedom

alt informationIndex on Censorship responds to seven specific policy proposals, including the appointment of a Free Speech and Academic Freedom Champion

Belarus: Index strongly condemns actions against journalists and human rights defenders

alt informationBelarusian Association of Journalists and the Human Rights Centre "Viasna" have been targeted

Letter to MSPs on Scotland’s Hate Crime and Public Order Bill

alt informationThe decision to withdraw amendments on freedom of expression at the eleventh hour will have a chilling effect

Index raises concerns over UK Freedom of Information

alt informationWe join media freedom organisations, editors and broadcasters in calling for an urgent review of right-to-know legislation

Index calls on US Department of Justice to drop Julian Assange appeal

alt informationWe join 23 press freedom, civil liberties, and human rights organisations in call to drop case against WikiLeaks founder

International Day of Solidarity with Belarus

alt informationIndex and 16 other organisations call for all imprisoned journalists to be immediately released

Index on Censorship calls for the immediate de-arrest of photographer Andy Aitchison

alt informationPhotographer covering conditions at a Kent asylum centre has had his equipment confiscated

Index urges UN Secretary-General to demand member states respect human rights following Ruhollah Zam execution

alt informationFollowing the execution on Saturday in Iran of Ruhollah Zam, an activist and journalist who had been accused of using a messaging app to stir up dissent, Index call on the UN Secretary-General to demand members respect the UN Declaration on Human Rights