Category : Event Reports

#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.

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

alt informationIndex 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.

Bahrain: Protesters call for Nabeel Rajab’s release

alt informationOn 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

Women on the front line: Zaina Erhaim and Kate Adie on the challenges of war reporting

alt informationOn 24 September Index on Censorship’s CEO, Jodie Ginsberg, gathered with former BBC chief news correspondent Kate Adie and 2016 Index award-winning journalist Zaina Erhaim in Kew Gardens to discuss journalism in war zones