Too much news?
It has been a busy week for news headlines. It is the role of Index is to make sure that the stories of dissidents are not ignored or forgotten
Podcast: Is there a global crisis for local newspapers?
Spring podcast with Karoline Kan, Ian Murray and Sinead Corr exploring the future of local news.
Ability to protest peacefully is a hallmark of a functioning democracy
Index on Censorship is alarmed by the increasing number of restrictions being placed on protests globally
Project Exile: Zimbabwean broadcaster grapples with post-Mugabe era
“The question is now, under the change of government, would I be welcome? I’m still being outspoken about what I think.”
Zimbabwe: Protesting presents many challenges, especially for women
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] “I was arrested in Mufakose and severely assaulted by the police for inciting people to demonstrate,” says Linda...
#IndexAwards2017: Evan Mawarire’s #ThisFlag protest brings hope to a nation
Zimbabwean pastor Evan Mawarire, who was arrested upon his return after six months in exile, has risked his freedom to protest the lack of democracy in his country
#ThisFlag: Evan Mawarire tells Zimbabweans to “never ever be silent”
Statement from Evan Mawarire who has been arrested in Zimbabwe
Zambezi News: Satire leaves “a lot of ruffled feathers in its wake”
One of the great difficulties with satire is that often those who actually get it are those who are already on board with the message.
8-9 July: The power of hip hop
A conference followed by a day of performance to consider hip hop’s role in revolutionary social, political and economic movements across the world.
#IndexAwards2016: Nkosilathi Emmanuel Moyo campaigns against political corruption
Born in 1987, the same year Mugabe became president, Moyo was political from a young age
27 Aug: The Revolution Will Be Televised & Zambezi News
The Bafta-winning duo Heydon Prowse and Jolyon Rubinstein, of BBC Three’s comedy series The Revolution Will Be Televised are joining their award-winning Zimbabwean counterparts Zambezi News for a very special one-off show at The Comedy Café Theatre, London.