Category : Statements

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

Index urges all European countries to ensure Maltese inquiry into Caruana Galizia’s killing is independent

alt informationThe brutal assassination two years ago shocked Europe and drew widespread condemnation

Index on Censorship calls for release of Tanzanian journalist Erick Kabendera

alt informationIndex on Censorship calls for the release of Tanzanian journalist Erick Kabendera who has been held in prison for two months

One year after murder of Khashoggi, NGOs renew call for justice

alt informationOne year after the death of Jamal Khashoggi, Index and other organisations call for the opening of a thorough, independent and effective criminal investigation into the murder of the journalist

Turkey urged to halt its assault on media freedom and civil society

alt informationThirteen international organisations have submitted a statement to UN Human Rights Council calling on Turkey to halt is crackdown on the media.

Council of Europe’s new secretary-general must enhance efforts to protect press freedom

alt informationTwenty-two international organisations have written an open letter on freedom of expression to the new secretary-general of the Council of Europe.

Northern Ireland MP’s attack on journalist is unacceptable and undermines media freedom

alt informationIndex on Censorship condemns Ian Paisely MP's attack on News Letter journalist Sam McBride and calls on parliamentarians to uphold and support the tenets of media freedom.

Bahrain must suspend Nabeel Rajab’s sentence

alt informationNine international organisations have written a letter calling for Bahrain to suspend Nabeel Rajab's current sentence.

Index calls for stronger action to protect media freedom

alt informationIndex on Censorship welcomes the discussion on media freedom that took place during the International Media Freedom Seminar.

Decision to bar reporters from arms fair undermines UK government’s commitment to media freedom

alt informationIndex on Censorship expresses concern over a decision to bar reporters from the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) trade fair at Excel London beginning 10 September.

Council of Europe’s platform for journalism is a model for other countries

alt informationBuilding trust in the media, achieving media sustainability, and ending impunity for murdered journalists are all issues that will be covered during the upcoming International Parliamentary Seminar on Media Freedom.

UN should address Turkey’s crackdown against journalists

alt informationEighteen international organisations have written to the UN Human Rights Council to ask that it address the Turkish government’s repressive campaign against freedom of expression

Cameroon must immediately release rapper Valsero

alt informationIndex on Censorship calls on Cameroon to immediately release rapper and pro-democracy activist Gaston Serval Abe, known as Valsero.