Defying the Taliban – A stark reminder of the collapse of Afghan women’s rights
Last Thursday, human rights organisation Anotherway Now hosted a screening of the Sky News documentary ‘Defying the Taliban: women at war in...
The daily risks taken by Afghanistan’s female journalists
Life for women in the media has been bleak since the Taliban takeover, and experts don’t see that changing anytime soon
The harsh reality for Afghanistan’s journalists
Two reporters share a plea to the world not to forget them as they face intimidation from the Taliban and restrictions on their ability to work
‘Thank Gary Lineker for being a true advocate for refugees’
A sports journalist, who can’t work safely in Afghanistan anymore, tells us why Gary Lineker’s stance meant so much to him
Open up your doors as you promised
Even journalists who escape Taliban rule face deportation, starvation and imprisonment so the UK needs to honour its commitment to Afghan journalists.
Academic freedom under threat for more than 50% of world’s population
The ability to express and discuss ideas openly is being curtailed in univerisites, new data published by the Academic Freedom Index reveals
“I have gone through hell”: assault, starvation, discrimination
An Afghan journalist says her escape from the Taliban to Pakistan has only gone to show why the UK government must do more
2023: No calm water ahead
Happy New Year! I think we can all agree, regardless of where we live, that 2022 was a tumultuous year. There was seemingly a new crisis every...
A year in freedom of expression
Our CEO Ruth Anderson reflects on the events of the past 12 months, yet another year of challenges to human rights around the world
Contents – The beautiful game? Qatar, football and freedom
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The autumn issue of Index takes as its central theme the FIFA World Cup that will take place in Qatar in November...
Theatre censorship: An index reading list
Index on Censorship has always supported the theatre of resistance, and our Winter 2021 magazine even had this issue as its main theme. In Belarus,...