Category : Belarus

The problem of censorship is part of larger ones about the use and abuse of freedom

alt informationIt is 50 years since poet Stephen Spender made a call to arms in the pages of The Times

Climate of fear: The silencing of the planet’s indigenous peoples

alt informationThe new issue of Index on Censorship magazine features environmental activists around the world

Sharing the stories that need to be told

alt informationIndex's CEO looks ahead to this weekend's Freedom of Expression Awards

Why we must not change the channel

alt informationThe news from countries around the globe is appalling but we need to bear witness

Belarusian Association of Journalists: facing closure but not extinction

alt informationBody representing independent media in country facing liquidation in further crackdown by Lukashenko regime

Whistleblowers: The lifeblood of democracy

alt informationThe summer 2021 issue of Index on Censorship magazine looks at the critical role of whistleblowers

Joint call condemning the Belarusian regime’s raids on journalists and human rights activists

alt informationIndex joins with 11 other organisations to demand the release of those detained

Belarus: Human rights organisations urge the UN Human Rights Council to maintain calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Andrei Aliaksandrau

alt informationCall comes as Council receives the report of the UN special rapporteur on the situation regarding human rights in the country

Belarus: Journalist Andrei Aliaksandrau faces up to 15 years in prison

alt informationFormer Index staff member faces charges of high treason

Don’t SLAPP the Messenger

alt informationRachel Long, Elif Shafak and Jacqueline Woodson explore what ‘freedom’ means in the culture of traditional publishing. Chaired by Urvashi Butalia and part of Banned Books Week