Category : China

#IndexAwards2009: Ma Jian, TR Fyvel Book Award

alt informationMa Jian’s 2008 novel The Beijing Coma received the 2009 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression TR Fyvel Book Award.

#IndexAwards2007: Chen Guangcheng, Whistleblower of the Year

alt informationChen Guangcheng, a Chinese civil right activist who won the Freedom of Expression Award in the Whistleblower of the Year in 2007, today lives in New York City.

Contents: The big squeeze

alt informationSpring 2017 contributors include Richard Sambrook, Dominic Grieve, Roger Law, Karim Miské, Mark Frary and Canan Coşkun

#IndexAwards 2017: Chinese cartoonist Rebel Pepper refuses to put down his pen

alt informationDespite persecution for his work, Rebel Pepper continues to satirise the Chinese state from a life in exile

GreatFire: Chinese authorities don’t understand how the internet works

alt informationDigital activism group GreatFire talk about developments in China's approach to internet censorship.

Six sites blocked by China’s Great Firewall

alt informationHere are six sites that are regularly blocked by China's Great Firewall

Global heroes battling censorship announced in Index Freedom of Expression Awards shortlist

alt informationSixteen courageous individuals and organisations who fight for freedom of expression in every part of the world

GreatFire: Tear down China’s Great Firewall

alt informationIn April 2016 the US government called China’a Great Firewall a barrier to trade. It came in the months following the US criticising China over its cyber spying on American

Anonymity: worth defending

alt informationWhy does it matter? Why don’t we just ban it or make it illegal if it can be used for all these harmful purposes?

Contents: The unnamed

alt informationFormer CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson writes on the damage done when her cover was blown, journalist John Lloyd looks at how terrorist attacks have affected surveillance needs worldwide, Bangladeshi blogger Ananya Azad explains why he was forced into exile after violent attacks on secular writers, philosopher Julian Baggini looks at the power of literary aliases through the ages, Edward Lucas shares The Economist's perspective on keeping its writers unnamed

Index award-winning GreatFire launches groundbreaking new site to test VPNs in China

alt informationAnti-censorship group GreatFire have launched a new service that will help internet users inside China live test how well different VPNs are working in the country