Category : Events

Turkey’s post-referendum freedom of expression

  The Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) and Index on Censorship held a public forum at the House of Commons on Thursday 20 April 2017 to discuss the impact of the recent Turkish referendum as part of the 2017 Freedom of Expression Awards. The referendum held on 16 April 2017 saw President Recep Tayyip Erdogan […]

#IndexAwards2017: Journalists from the Maldives and Serbia describe attacks on press freedom

Thousands of miles separate the Maldives from Serbia, but Zaheena Rasheed and Stevan Dojcinovic describe similar attacks on press freedom at a panel discussion at London

Ildar Dadin: “For Putin it’s important to break the spirit of a free man”

Russian activist Ildar Dadin spoke about the total breakdown of the rule of law and his own incarceration and torture at an event hosted by Doughty Street Chambers.

Russia’s freedom of expression

Doughty Street Chambers and Index on Censorship invite you to a breakfast talk with Ildar Dadin and his wife Anastasia Zotova.

Anastasia Zotova in conversation at Pushkin House

Pushkin Club, Rights in Russia and Index on Censorship are proud to invite you to this evening in conversation with Anastasia Zotova.

Turkey, free speech and the referendum

Join us for a discussion to analyse the result of the referendum on Turkey’s domestic and foreign policies and freedom of expression in particular.

International Journalism Festival: A world of censorship

New winds of censorship are blowing in not only from the Middle East and Africa, but also from the Americas and Europe.

Power of the arts: from propaganda to free speech

Using the prism of Shakespeare, this event explores how the arts allow for greater freedom of speech in our societies in the UK and US today

Beyond the Script: Policy, censorship and physical boundaries

Beyond the Script, part of the BBC Arabic Festival, invites speakers to question what we cannot talk about.