Category : Brazil

How FOI laws are being rewritten during the Covid-19 crisis

alt informationGovernments are sweeping information requests under the coronavirus carpet. We must not let them

The leaders who are dodging questions on coronavirus – and how

alt informationA growing number of world leaders are avoiding questions asked by the media about coronavirus, as we report on our global map monitoring media violations

In the name of liberty…

alt informationEditor-in-chief Rachael Jolley argues in the winter 2019 issue of Index on Censorship magazine that a new generation of democratic leaders is actively eroding essential freedoms

Slander, shame, jail, divide and kill: how to silence an environmentalist in five easy steps (Independent)

alt informationVenice is drowning, Brazil is burning, the ice caps are melting. With these stark realities, the age of climate change denial might finally be coming to a close. But don’t rejoice just yet. The climate conversation still has a way to go. At the recent COP25 meeting in Madrid, Brazil and Saudi Arabia tried to […]

Index’s summer magazine launch party takes a look at the Weimar Republic and the lessons for today

alt informationThe summer 2019 edition of Index on Censorship magazine looks at how governments use power to undermine justice and freedom

Contents: Judged: How governments use power to undermine justice and freedom

alt informationThe summer 2019 edition of Index on Censorship magazine looks at how governments use power to undermine justice and freedom

Judged

alt informationThe summer 2019 Index on Censorship magazine looks at what happens when the independence of the justice system is gone?

Exploring queer identity in Brazil

alt informationIt should come as no surprise that, when opening an exhibition exploring queer identity, there will be critics.

Duncan Tucker: Financial pressures are undermining Latin America’s media

alt informationMounting financial pressures are robbing many of Latin America's media outlets of their objectivity and forcing them to toe pro-government lines.

A global guide to using Shakespeare to battle power

alt informationHitler was a Shakespeare fan; Stalin feared Hamlet; Othello broke ground in apartheid-era South Africa; and Brazil's current political crisis can be reflected by Julius Caesar.

Index on Censorship Youth Advisory Board: January to June 2016

alt informationIndex 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.

Contra Band: Censored songs from Brazil and the UK

alt informationJoin Index and Up Projects tomorrow: Contra Band is a new commission, by Leah Lovett, which brings together musicians and audiences from Brazil and the UK for an experimental live performance of songs censored in both countries between 1964-1985.