Category : News and features

British whistleblower held overnight in Croatian psychiatric hospital

alt informationOil industry exec arrested on holiday in 2020 hospitalised after embassy alerted police

Russia: Index expresses concern over the arrest of Doxa journalists

alt informationStudent journalism is a building block of media freedom, says Index CEO

What price press freedom in Northern Ireland?

alt informationJournalists continue to be threatened as tensions escalate in the province

Russia: Drop all charges against Yulia Tsvetkova

alt informationAward-winning artist faces six years in jail for her work promoting body positivity and women's rights

Myanmar: Poets, celebrities and journalists detained by military

alt informationThe popular poet and comedian Zarganar, and the co-founder of news channel Mizzima have been detained as junta continues crackdown

Judges named for 2021 Freedom of Expression Awards

alt informationAcclaimed writer Fatima Bhutto, Turner Prize-winning sculptor Anish Kapoor and campaigner Ailbhe Smyth to judge awards

Impartiality and independence of police watchdog questioned by whistleblower

alt informationA report on the policing of protests supported Priti Patel before evidence-gathering was complete and was influenced by bias against non-violent dissent

Xinjiang: “I have no regrets on speaking out”

alt informationNewcastle University academic Dr Joanne Smith Finley believes that China has lost “an erstwhile ally” in sanctioning her

Twenty-four organisations express solidarity with the Swedish media outlet Realtid

alt informationIndex among those bodies supporting journalists ahead of the first hearing in their UK defamation case

Jess Phillips: Violence against women and girls begins and ends with censorship

alt informationThe outpouring of grief in the wake of the death of Sarah Everard is not just because of our sorrow at her loss. Women have been self censoring on behalf of society

Index welcomes the launch of the National Action Plan to protect journalists

alt informationThe plan has been developed with the National Committee, of which Index is a member

Nellie Bly: “I said I could and I would. And I did.”

alt informationOn International Womens Day, investigative journalist Patricia Devlin shares the story of the woman who is her inspiration