Category : Event Reports

#BannedBooksWeek: What happens when ideas are silenced?

alt informationAward-winning journalist David Aaronovitch was joined in conversation with Irish young adult author Claire Hennessy and Saqi Books publisher Lynn Gaspard.

Former editor races half marathon to raise money for Index fellowship

alt informationFormer Index on Censorship magazine deputy editor Vicky Baker has raised £646 for Index in Athans half marathon run

#StandUpForSatire: Comedians come together in support of Index

alt informationThis top night of top comedy in support of Index featured Brendon Burns, Al Murray, Tim Key, Dane Baptiste, Kerry Godliman, Deborah Frances-White, Felicity Ward, Robin Ince and Simon Callow

Index-led Mapping Media Freedom project officially launches in London

alt informationIndex on Censorship officially launched its Mapping Media Freedom platform at the London residence of Swedish Ambassador Torbjörn Sohlström

Turkey’s post-referendum freedom of expression

alt informationA guest panel shared their thoughts on President Erdogan, polarisation and free speech following the referendum result in Turkey

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

alt informationThousands 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”

alt informationRussian 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.

Homegrown: “Not enough has been said about the silencing of young artists”

alt informationThere's no question about it, agreed our panel: the controversial play about radicalisation was censored.

#FashionRules: Fashion is a crucial element of free expression

alt informationIt may be easy to dismiss fashion as a trivial issue, but an expert panel argued otherwise at the launch of the winter 2016 Index on Censorship magazine’s new issue.