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Index award winners and judges call for release of Bahraini campaignerPlaywright David Hare, author Monica Ali, comedian Shazia Mirza and MP Keir Starmer are among those who have written to Prime Minister Theresa May asking the UK government to call on Bahrain to release a campaigner imprisoned for just tweeting his opinions.
Zaina Erhaim: “I want to give this award to the Syrians who are being terrorised”While journalists and citizens fled, Syrian-native Zaina Erhaim returned to her war-ravaged country and the city of Aleppo in 2013 to ensure those remaining were not forgotten. She is now one of the few female journalists braving the twin threat of violence from both ISIS and the president, Bashar al-Assad. I am honoured to receive […]
Bolo Bhi: “What’s important is the process, and that we keep at it”Bolo Bhi are a digital campaigning group who have orchestrated an impressive ongoing fight against attempts to censor the internet in Pakistan. The all-women management team have launched internet freedom programmes, published research papers, tirelessly fought for government transparency and run numerous innovative digital security training programmes. I would like to thank everyone at Index […]
GreatFire: “Technology has been used to censor online speech — and to circumvent this censorship”Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales read anonymous collective GreatFire’s acceptance speech. We are honoured to have been chosen as the winner of Index’s 2016 digital activism award. We’d like to take this opportunity to highlight the incredible and important work being done by the other digital activism nominees who are as, if not more, deserving of this […]