Category : China

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

New report on China’s influence on the world of art

alt informationA new report demonstrates how the Chinese Communist Party uses art to extend the reach of censorship into cities across Europe

Junket journalism is taking off in China

alt informationChina’s attempts to woo foreign journalists and bloggers in bid to control conversation

Winners of Index’s 2022 Freedom of Expression Awards announced

alt informationThe “bravery and brilliance” of free expression champions from China, Cuba, Russia and Ukraine celebrated at annual awards

The value of public service journalism

alt informationAs the BBC celebrates its centenary, our CEO Ruth Smeeth considers why it is so important

Banned Books Week 2022: In conversation with Xinran

alt informationIn recognition of Banned Books Week 2022, Index on Censorship’s Jemimah Steinfeld interviews author and journalist Xinran about censorship in China

China must protect the rights of Huang Xueqin and Wang Jianbing

alt informationOn the anniversary of the detention of two young Chinese human rights defenders, Index joins call for country to uphold its international obligations