Category : Statements

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

Annual appeal: Walking on the cartoon creative road

alt informationDon’t let the bullies win - help us champion the people who are fighting back. People like Freedom of Expression Awards fellows Turkey Blocks.

Index rejects UK committee’s recommendation to outsource censorship

alt informationIndex on Censorship rejects many of the suggestions made in a report into intimidation of UK public officials by a committee tasked with examining standards in public life.

Annual appeal: “Our mission will continue and we will persist”

alt informationDon’t let the bullies win - help us champion the people who are fighting back. People like Freedom of Expression Awards fellows Turkey Blocks.

Coalition calls on EU to address freedom of expression in Turkey

alt informationIndex on Censorship has joined a group of international organisations to call on the EU to take action on Turkey's freedom of expression record.

Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab’s tweet trial brought forward, then adjourned to 7 December

alt informationThe 19th hearing of the leading Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab was unexpectedly held earlier than the court had originally ruled.

Groups call on US, UK and EU to support Nabeel Rajab

alt informationRights groups have written to 11 states and the EU calling for action ahead of the conclusion of Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab’s appeal.

Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab’s trial for tweets adjourned to 31 December

alt informationThe trial of Bahrain’s most prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab was adjourned to 31 December for a technical report on his tweets.

Release artist and writer Ramón Esono Ebalé

alt informationIndex on Censorship has joined with 18 other parties to call on the president of Equatorial Guinea to release cartoonist Ramón Esono Ebalé.

Groups hold London vigil for murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia

alt informationFree expression advocates marked the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists by honouring the courage of Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Bahrain: UK-based rights activist’s family sentenced to three years in reprisal case

alt informationThe Bahraini authorities on Monday 30 October sentenced the mother-in-law, Hajer Mansoor Hasan, and brother-in-law, Sayed Nizar Alwadaei, of UK-based human rights defender Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei to three years in prison in reprisal for his work.

Azerbaijan: Open letter to EU ahead of Aliyev’s Brussels visit

alt informationNGOs urge the EU member state heads and leaders to use the summit to call on president Aliyev to end the current human rights crackdown in Azerbaijan