Category : China

Academic freedom under threat for more than 50% of world’s population

alt informationThe ability to express and discuss ideas openly is being curtailed in univerisites, new data published by the Academic Freedom Index reveals

CCP undermining the right to protest in the birthplace of European democracy

alt informationActivists in Greece protesting China’s hosting of the Winter Olympics in 2022 were arrested

Major new global free expression index sees UK ranking stumble across academic, digital and media freedom

alt informationA major new global ranking index tracking the state of free expression is published today

Seeing Auschwitz is a timely reminder of the importance of documenting atrocities

alt informationA new exhibition in London takes a different viewpoint on the horrors of the Holocaust

A year in freedom of expression

alt informationOur CEO Ruth Anderson reflects on the events of the past 12 months, yet another year of challenges to human rights around the world

“I struggle with Kanye West being given a platform by anyone”

alt informationThere are those within the Index family, including some of our founders, who consider free speech to be an absolute right, says Ruth Anderson

China’s tradition of inventive protest is in full swing

alt informationProtesters in China unhappy with Xi Jinping's government and its policies are getting creative with their messages

Who is 2022’s Tyrant of the Year?

alt informationChoose from our shortlist of 12 despots and vote on who you think has done most to crack down on freedom of expression this year

Landmark report finds China using arts “to silence critics and drive censorship”

alt informationMajor new investigation from Index on Censorship reveals the scale and reach of the CCP’s international soft power push across the European arts landscape