Category : Statements

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

Joint call condemning the Belarusian regime’s raids on journalists and human rights activists

alt informationIndex joins with 11 other organisations to demand the release of those detained

UK whistleblower Jonathan Taylor finally freed from extradition torment almost one year on

alt informationFormer in-house lawyer for oil firm SBM Offshore now allowed to return home

Belarus: Human rights organisations urge the UN Human Rights Council to maintain calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Andrei Aliaksandrau

alt informationCall comes as Council receives the report of the UN special rapporteur on the situation regarding human rights in the country

Index and 21 other organisations condemn lawsuits brought by ENRC against public watchdogs

alt informationLawsuits represent an egregious attempt to curtail freedom of expression and jeopardise anti-corruption efforts

Statement on the Maya Forstater tribunal

alt informationIndex on Censorship has intervened in a case with important freedom of expression ramifications

Urgent action is needed to defend our media

alt informationAs the 2021 Council of Europe Platform report is published, Index on Censorship and its partners call for the urgent implementation of the report’s recommendations

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