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Index on Censorship Youth Advisory Board: January to June 2016

Index on Censorship Youth Advisory Board: January to June 2016

Index on Censorship recently appointed a new youth advisory board who attend monthly online meetings to discuss current freedom of expression issues and complete related tasks.

Russia: Media freedom curtailed under veneer of legality

Russia: Media freedom curtailed under veneer of legality

Russia's media freedom has declined under the government of Vladimir Putin. The president and his allies have used a cloak of legislative legitimacy to target

The Russia-Turkey crisis is feeding a new propaganda war between the countries

The Russia-Turkey crisis is feeding a new propaganda war between the countries

Before 24 November, Turkey was described in Russian news reports as a reliable partner in ambitious projects, a source of fruits and

“Fear peninsula”: How Russia closed down media freedom in Crimea

“Fear peninsula”: How Russia closed down media freedom in Crimea

Mapping Media Freedom correspondent Tetiana Pechonchyk outlines the ways Russia has curtailed press freedom in Crimea

Russia: Media freedom NGO faces closure

Russia: Media freedom NGO faces closure

The Russian Ministry of Justice has added Glasnost Defence Foundation (GDF) to the list of NGOs it considers foreign agents

Russia: Blasphemy law has aided the growth of religious censorship

Russia: Blasphemy law has aided the growth of religious censorship

Since the amended blasphemy law came into force in July 2013, Russian journalists have faced a growth of religious censorship

Russia’s regional media: Cowed, controlled and silenced

Russia’s regional media: Cowed, controlled and silenced

When the Tomsk-based station TV-2 ceased broadcasting earlier this year, Siberia lost one of its few independent stations

Russia: Attempted murder of Oleg Kashin a symbol of impunity for attacks on journalists

Russia: Attempted murder of Oleg Kashin a symbol of impunity for attacks on journalists

On 6 November 2010, prominent Russian journalist Oleg Kashin was badly beaten with a steel pipe on his doorstep and nearly killed

Russia’s targeting of NGOs ensnares journalist associations

Russia’s targeting of NGOs ensnares journalist associations

Most of the Russian NGOs defending freedom of the press are blacklisted as “foreign agents”, while facing excessive pressure for non-compliance, writes Mapping Media Freedom correspondent Andrey Kalikh

Estonia shows further lack of concern for freedom of information

Estonia shows further lack of concern for freedom of information

On 19 September, the Estonian Minister of Education, Jürgen Ligi, accused the Estonian Public Broadcaster's new Russian-language TV of disclosing

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

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.

Anastasia Vladimirova: A ruthless crackdown on independent media

Anastasia Vladimirova: A ruthless crackdown on independent media

Index on Censorship youth advisory board member Anastasia Vladimirova explains why she thinks Russia's NGO law curtails independent media