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Index provides expert comment on international free expression issues, including:

  • Digital censorship, including web governance, intermediate liability,  the censorship of social media and takedown notices.
  • The suppression of free speech by authoritarian governments
  • Religious and cultural pressures that limit what we are allowed to say
  • Threats to free expression in democracies including surveillance, public order laws, defamation laws, national security and media regulation
  • Illiteracy, poverty and discrimination and other factors that limit people’s access to free expression

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Press releases

Nominations open for Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards 2016

Beginning today, nominations for the 2016 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards are open.

Обновленная Карта нарушений прав журналистов в Европе теперь охватывает Россию, Украину и Беларусь

Организации Index on Censorship, Европейская федерация журналистов и Репортеры без границ рады представить расширенную и обновленную Карту свободы СМИ -Mapping Media Freedom. Теперь Карта распространяется также на Россию, Украину и Беларусь.

Nouvelle plateforme pour recenser les attaques contre les journalistes en Europe

Index on Censorship, la Fédération europénne des journalistes et Reporters sans frontières sont heureux d’annoncer l’expansion et la refonte de Mapping Media Freedom, qui recense les menaces contre les journalistes en Europe et qui couvrira désormais la Russie, l’Ukraine et la Biélorussie.

Die Karte, die Bedrohungen gegenüber Journalisten in Europa protokolliert, wird neu aufgelegt und erfasst nun auch Russland, die Ukraine und Weißrussland

Index on Censorship, die Europäische journalisten föderation und Reporter ohne grenzen freuen sich, die Ausweitung und Neugestaltung von Mapping Media Freedom bekannt zu geben. Das Projekt, das Bedrohungen gegenüber Journalisten innerhalb Europas registriert, schließt nun auch Russland, die Ukraine, sowie Weißrussland mit ein.

Map recording threats to journalists in Europe relaunches and expands to Russia, Ukraine and Belarus

Index on Censorship, the European Federation of Journalists and Reporters Without Borders are delighted to announce the expansion and redesign of Mapping Media Freedom, which records threats to journalists across Europe.


Don’t weaken the UK’s Freedom of Information Act

Index joins media and campaign groups to oppose government’s Freedom of Information review

Suffocating free expression: Azerbaijani journalist faces 7 years and 6 months in prison

Index on Censorship condemns the sentencing of Khadija Ismayilova

Journalism is not a crime – Turkey must release charged Vice journalists

Index on Censorship calls on Turkey to release two Vice journalists and a local colleague who have been formally charged with “working on behalf of a terrorist organisation”.

Cancellation of Homegrown is very worrying

It is very worrying that a theatre production about an important subject and one that young people need to be able to discuss and debate should be closed down.

Open letter to the King of Morocco in support of Ali Lmrabet

Dozens of internationally recognised journalists, free expression activists and writers have signed a letter supporting Ali Lmrabet, a Moroccan journalist who is on hunger strike in Geneva