Category : Statements

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

Index welcomes call for better protection of free expression on campus

alt informationIndex on Censorship welcomes the call by Minister Jo Johnson for freedom of expression to be better protected in universities.

We condemn the barbaric murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia who fearlessly exposed corruption

alt informationIndex on Censorship joined with 14 other organisations to condemn the killing of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia

International press freedom groups condemn killing of Maltese investigative journalist

alt informationSixteen press freedom groups condemn the killing of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and demand an immediate and independent investigation into her death.

Malta must conduct swift investigation into killing of journalist

alt informationIndex on Censorship strongly condemns the violent killing of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia

Article 13: Monitoring and filtering of internet content is unacceptable

alt informationIndex on Censorship joined with 56 other NGOs to call for the deletion of Article 13 from the proposal on the Digital Single Market.

Buffer zones have potential to set a dangerous precedent

alt informationA vote by Ealing Council that could see anti-abortion protesters banned from demonstrating outside a clinic in a bid to protect women from harassment raises troubling implications for freedom of expression.

58 NGOs support motion for dismissal of PACE president Pedro Agramunt

alt informationWe, members of the NGO coalition the Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP) and other NGOs across Europe, welcome the recent motion for dismissal of Pedro Agramunt CA

Guggenheim drops artworks after threats of violence

alt informationThe Guggenheim’s alarming action continues a growing worldwide trend in which threats of violent protest are silencing artistic expression and posing a danger to free speech in general.

Index urges Ukraine to not extradite journalist to Uzbekistan

alt informationOn 20 September authorities detained Narzullo Okhunjonov when he arrived at an international airport in Kyiv, Ukraine, following an Interpol red notice

Conviction of Cage’s advocacy director an abuse of anti-terror legislation

alt informationThe conviction of Muhammad Rabbani, director of advocacy group Cage, for refusing to divulge his phone PIN and passwords under anti-terror legislation is very concerning.

First Amendment protects right to #TakeTheKnee

alt informationPresident Donald Trump's take on athletes who choose to kneel during the national anthem hows his disregard for the protections offered by the US Constitution's First Amendment.

Syrian mother and daughter journalists murdered in Istanbul

alt informationThe bodies of Syrian journalists Orouba Barakat and her daughter Halla Barakat were discovered in their apartment in Istanbul.