Index CEO Ruth Smeeth discusses the proposed Online Harms Bill in a virtual session organised by the Board of Deputies after a rise in anti-Semitic attacks
CATEGORY: Art and the Law
In September 2019, London-based photographer Yumna Al-Arashi announced that one of her photographs, showing women in a hammam, had been taken down...
The Victory is Not an Option exhibition is a great example of how with the right training and preparation controversial art can inspire and reward
Index’s case study on the production of a play covering the Trojan Horse affair
Julia Farrington explores the development of The Believers Are But Brothers, a play exploring the radicalisation of young men and the legal limits of freedom of expression.
After more than two months of waiting for a full response to a freedom of information request, Glasgow School of Art has released staff emails discussing terror legislation in relation to a student’s work
The explanation given to James Oberhelm for the removal of his work from an interim show was “inadequate” according to artist Duncan Campbell
The Glasgow School of Art has censored an artwork by James Oberhelm, a master of fine art student, on the grounds of “inappropriate content”
As part of its Art and Offence programme exploring censorship and self-censorship in the arts, Index on Censorship researches examples of censorship in UK theatre, film and visual arts. Index looked at the case of Positive Hell — a short documentary film that challenges the scientific consensus on HIV and AIDS.
National and international cultural and human rights organisations denounce Trump’s executive order on immigration
More than thirty cultural institutions and human rights organisations around the world oppose Trump’s immigration ban