Category : Media Freedom
Media freedom is under threat worldwide. Journalists are threatened, jailed and even killed simply for doing their job.
Index on Censorship documents threats to media freedom in Europe via a unique monitoring project and campaigns against laws that stifle journalists’ work. We also publish an award-winning magazine featuring work by and about censored journalists. Learn more.
John Mortimer: Return to Oz
In one of barrister Sir John Mortimer's last interviews before he died in January 2009, he talked to Index about the notorious Oz trial of 1971
What is Section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013?
Section 40 does not protect “ordinary” individuals as its advocates claim. It protects the rich and powerful and is a gift to the corrupt and conniving to silence investigative journalists – particularly media outfits that don’t have very deep pockets.