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When we read about displaced people in the press, we usually hear about Syrian refugees fleeing IS or the one person per second displaced by natural disaster
Here’s a roundup of some the most appalling religious freedom violations from across the globe.
Join us at the Frontline Club for a film screening and discussion with Zaina Erhaim, a Syrian journalist shortlisted for the Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards 2016.
Index on Censorship calls for the immediate release of human rights activist Zainab Al-Khawaja, who was arrested on Monday 14 March 2016 with her one-year-old son Abdulhadi.
Syria’s authorities should reveal the whereabouts of Bassel Khartabil, a software developer and free speech activist, and release him immediately
Join Index on Censorship in a day of solidarity, awareness and support for Palestinian-Syrian open access activist Bassel Khartabil
Four years have passed since Palestinian-Syrian software developer Bassel Khartabil (aka Bassel Safadi) was arrested in Damascus
On the third anniversary of the start of the mass trial of 94 individuals, including government critics and advocates of reform, 10 human rights organisations appeal to the government of the United Arab Emirates to release immediately and unconditionally all those imprisoned
A Bahraini court sentenced Ibrahim Sharif, former secretary-general of the secular, left-wing National Democratic Action Society, yesterday to a year in prison
Index on Censorship is saddened to hear of the death of Eric Avebury, a staunch defender of human rights
A coalition of NGOs calls on the Bahraini authorities to lift the arbitrary travel ban on human rights defender Nabeel Rajab and allow him to travel abroad with his family for the purpose of securing medical assistance for his wife, Sumaya Rajab.