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Padraig Reidy: “Denis O’Brien to sue everyone”

Padraig Reidy: “Denis O’Brien to sue everyone”

Ireland’s richest media mogul, owner of the country’s largest newspaper group, had a satire malfunction last week when his solicitors, Meaghers, pursued up-and-coming satirical website Waterford Whispers.

Creative team behind Homegrown “deeply shocked” by cancellation

Creative team behind Homegrown “deeply shocked” by cancellation

The creative team behind the cancelled National Youth Theatre production Homegrown said they are "deeply shocked."

Azerbaijan’s authorities reach new low in sentencing of Leyla and Arif Yunus

Azerbaijan’s authorities reach new low in sentencing of Leyla and Arif Yunus

Index on Censorship strongly condemns the sentencing of Leyla and Arif Yunus to 8.5 and 7 years in prison, respectively. The ongoing and capricious judicial harassment of Azerbaijan's civil society by the government of President Ilham Aliyev has reached a new low.

Azerbaijan: Journalist Rasim Aliyev murdered as human rights crackdown continues

Azerbaijan: Journalist Rasim Aliyev murdered as human rights crackdown continues

Index on Censorship condemns the murder of Azerbaijani journalist Rasim Aliyev

Leyla Yunus: “They’re planning to wipe us out”

Leyla Yunus: “They’re planning to wipe us out”

Leyla Yunus, who is currently on trial on spurious charges, warns that Azerbaijan's government is targeting her and her husband, Arif, to instill fear in the country's citizens.

End targeting of Netzpolitik

End targeting of Netzpolitik

The investigation against Netzpolitik.org for treason and their unknown sources is an attack against the free press.

Azerbaijan: Prosecutors seeking long sentences for Leyla and Arif Yunus

Azerbaijan: Prosecutors seeking long sentences for Leyla and Arif Yunus

Prosecutors in the case against Leyla Yunus and Arif Yunus have asked the court to sentence the couple to 11 and 9 years respectively

Anniversary of human rights defender’s arrest marks year of unprecedented repression in Azerbaijan

Anniversary of human rights defender’s arrest marks year of unprecedented repression in Azerbaijan

The Sport for Rights Coalition calls on the international community to immediately and publicly condemn the government of Azerbaijan's actions and take concrete steps to support Azerbaijani civil society.

#StandUpforSatire: Top UK comedians come together in support of Index

#StandUpforSatire: Top UK comedians come together in support of Index

Host Al Murray was joined by a stellar line-up of stand-up comics before a sell-out crowd of 900

Khadija Ismayilova tells court she is innocent of politically motivated charges

Khadija Ismayilova tells court she is innocent of politically motivated charges

Index calls on Azerbaijan's government to drop all charges against investigative journalist who has been in detention since December 2014

David Cameron wants to promote good speech and ban the bad. Prime Minister, that’s not how free speech works

David Cameron wants to promote good speech and ban the bad. Prime Minister, that’s not how free speech works

Free expression is not a “nice-to-have” add-on, a mere luxury principle tacked on the end of other more basic rights

The people investigating Serbia’s unsolved journalist murders

The people investigating Serbia’s unsolved journalist murders

Serbia's unique Commission for Investigating Killings of Journalists has come a long way. But founder and chairman, journalist Veran Matic, is paying a high price for justice: he lives under 24/7 police protection