Category : Events

Bahraini human rights activist to face trial

Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, an Index award winner, has been imprisoned for tweeting about the Bahraini government, and could face up to 15 years in jail.

Julia Farrington talks art and censorship

Julia Farrington, associate arts producer at Index on Censorship, will discuss art and censorship at Hackney Wick at the independent bar and creative space Grow.

Satire on the front line: Aseem Trivedi and Martin Rowson

Aseem Trivedi will join Martin Rowson in London to discuss, draw and debate freedom of expression and solidarity across borders.

Index magazine launch: “We have reached peak indifference to surveillance”

Index readers and contributors gathered to listen to writer Cory Doctorow and tech journalist Geoff White lay out the importance of online privacy and protecting personal data.

7 Nov: Museums are increasingly under pressure

Museums are increasingly under pressure from funders, the press and donors to change their programming, displays and events. As part of the Museum Association's annual conference Index on Censorship's Julia Farrington will tale about Index's guides for arts organisations dealing with controversial exhibitions.

Bahrain: Protesters call for Nabeel Rajab’s release

On Thursday 6 October, human rights groups gathered outside the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office to hold a vigil for imprisoned Bahraini human rights advocate, Nabeel Rajab

6 Oct: Join us to tell the UK to help free Bahraini Nabeel Rajab

Join Index on Censorship, English Pen and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy for a vigil outside the Foreign and Commonwealth Office at 12 pm on Thursday 6 October to mark the trial of Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, who could be sentenced to up to 15 years in prison. The Index on […]

18 Oct: Culture, conflict, change

As part of Nafasi Week UK, In Place Of War is showcasing some of the world’s most groundbreaking artists, activists and creative entrepreneurs