Category : Youth Board

Index youth advisory board

The youth advisory board is Index on Censorship’s project aimed at engaging with young people aged 16-25 from around the world, and gathering their views on freedom of expression issues. Learn more.

Meet the new Index youth board

alt informationIndex on Censorship has recruited a new youth advisory board to sit until December 2017.

Youth board: Banned entertainment from the Soviet Union

alt informationMembers of Index's youth board looked at three famous works that fell victim to the Russian censors

Join the youth advisory board

alt informationIndex on Censorship is recruiting for its next youth advisory board, which will sit from July to December 2017.

#IndexAwards2010: Mahsa Vahdat, Freemuse Award for Music

alt informationSince winning the Freemuse Award for Music in 2010, Mahsa Vahdat has continued to use her music to fight for freedom of expression for the women of Iran.

#IndexAwards2009: Ma Jian, TR Fyvel Book Award

alt informationMa Jian’s 2008 novel The Beijing Coma received the 2009 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression TR Fyvel Book Award.

#IndexAwards2008: Wikileaks, Economist New Media Award

alt informationJulian Assange and Wikileaks have made a huge global impact since winning an Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Award in 2008.

#IndexAwards2007: Chen Guangcheng, Whistleblower of the Year

alt informationChen Guangcheng, a Chinese civil right activist who won the Freedom of Expression Award in the Whistleblower of the Year in 2007, today lives in New York City.

#IndexAwards2006: Beatrice Mtetwa, Campaigning

alt informationBeatrice Mtetwa is a noted Zimbabwean human rights attorney, who received the Freedom of Expression Law and Campaigning Award from Index in 2006 for her efforts in protecting journalists by her country's repressive regime.

#IndexAwards2005: Center for Constitutional Rights, Law Award

alt informationIn 2005 the winners of the Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Law Award went to the Center for Constitutional Rights, a non-profit legal advocacy organisation based in New York City.

#IndexAwards2004: Mordechai Vanunu, Special Award

alt informationIsraeli whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu won a 2004 Freedom of Expression Special Award on his release after 18 years in prison

#IndexAwards2003: Fergal Keane, Outstanding Commitment to Journalism Integrity

alt informationFormer war correspondent and 2003 Freedom of Expression Journalism Award-winner Fergal Keane has continued his commitment to truth in journalism

Meet the new Index youth advisory board

alt informationIndex on Censorship has recruited a new youth board to sit until June 2017. The group is made up of young students, journalists and legal professionals from countries including India, Hungary and the Republic of Ireland.