Beatrice 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.
CATEGORY: Youth Board
In 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.
Israeli whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu won a 2004 Freedom of Expression Special Award on his release after 18 years in prison
Former war correspondent and 2003 Freedom of Expression Journalism Award-winner Fergal Keane has continued his commitment to truth in journalism
Index 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.
To highlight the most pressing concerns for press freedom in Europe in 2017, members Index’s outgoing youth board review the year gone by with Mapping Media Freedom correspondents
We are looking for enthusiastic young people between that ages of 16 and 25 who can commit to monthly meetings and contribute fresh ideas to the discussion
To mark the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, members of Index on Censorship’s youth board prepared a video statement outlining a particular case of impunity
In their latest task the Index on Censorship youth advisory board look at anonymous art around the world
Index recently appointed a new youth advisory board cohort. The eight young students and professionals, from countries including Hungary, Germany, India and the US, will hold their seats on the board until December.
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.