Category : China

The harassment of international journalists in China is becoming normalised

alt informationIndex stands in support of the BBC's China correspondent John Sudworth who has fled to Taiwan with his family

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

Why what is happening in Hong Kong and Xinjiang is not an internal affair

alt informationPeople are being arrested, being disappeared and are dying on our watch

Index condemns the removal of Radio Television Hong Kong’s director of broadcasting

alt informationVeteran journalist Leung Ka-wing has been replaced by a civil servant six months before his contract was due to expire

BBC banned in mainland China

alt informationBritish broadcaster has broken rules on truth and impartiality, says Chinese regulator

Two countries, one system: why we must drop the pretence

alt informationThe arrest of more than 50 people involved in last year's pro-democracy primaries means no-one in Hong Kong is safe, write Mark Frary and Benjamin Lynch

2020: One for the history books

alt informationThe past year has been all about restriction of our freedoms and not just to stop the spread of Covid

Masked by Covid

alt informationThe winter 2020 issue of Index on Censorship magazine looks at the stories that should have made major headlines this year but didn't due to Covid

“Anxiety has always been part of Hong Kong’s handover story”

alt informationA new book on Hong Kong published this November called Making Hong Kong China: The Rollback of Human Rights and the Rule of Law by Michael C. Davis provides much needed insight and background into the current crackdown on rights in the city. We publish extracts from the book

“Nelson’s legacy isn’t the issue, the culture war is”

alt informationMuseums should be able to examine every aspect of history and culture without reprisal

Academic freedom in Hong Kong: “It’s a storm and no one wants to go outside, even with an umbrella”

alt informationAcademics are losing tenure and teachers are being fired as China's national security law bites

“I won’t be watching Mulan. I stand with the Uighurs”

alt informationIndex doesn’t support boycotts; we were established to publish the work of censored artists and writers – those who are being persecuted