Category : Fellowship 2015

Index Awards Fellowship: The day after winning, it’s right back to surviving

alt informationAlmost a year on from the 2015 Index awards, we catch up with last year’s winners to draw some inspiration for the free speech battles ahead

Index Awards: Tamas Bodoky on the refugee crisis, freedom of information and crowdfunding

alt informationThe population of Hungary is very much polarised on the migrant issue. Hardliners support the government’s approach in

“I feel strong”: Moroccan rapper El Haqed defiant after concert is shut down by police

alt informationA former Index Youth Advisory Board member travelled to Casablanca to see Moroccan rapper El Haqed's first concert in the country. This is her account of the police crackdown that silenced the performance

Morocco: Police block concert by Index award-winning rapper El Haqed

alt informationIndex calls on Moroccan authorities to respect freedom of expression by allowing Mouad "El Haqed" Belghouat and other artists to freely perform in the country

Index Awards 2015: Driving the “good fight for change”

alt informationFive courageous individuals were named Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Award winners on 18 March 2015. Three months later, here are updates on their ongoing work

Angola: Index award winner slammed with new defamation charges

Just days after being named the joint winner of the journalism award at the 15th Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards, Rafael Marques de Morais appeared in court for exposing corruption and human rights abuses

Safa Al Ahmad: Facts are a precious commodity in Saudi Arabia

alt informationSaudi journalist and documentary maker Safa Al Ahmad, joint winner of the 2015 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Award for Journalism, spoke at the ceremony in London on 18 March

Tamas Bodoky: The independence of journalism in Hungary is under threat

alt informationHungarian journalist Tamás Bodoky founded investigative news website Atlatszo.hu, winner of the 2015 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Award for Digital Activism. He spoke at the ceremony in London on 18 March

El Haqed: I will fight for freedom, equality and human rights for ever

Moroccan rapper and human rights activist Mouad “El Haqed” Belghouat, winner of the 2015 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Award for Arts, spoke at the ceremony in London on 18 March

Rafael Marques de Morais: I believe in the power of solidarity

Angolan journalist and human rights activist Rafael Marques de Morais, joint winner of the 2015 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Award for Journalism, spoke at the ceremony in London on 18 March