Category : China

#IndexAwards2017: Rebel Pepper continues his work in the United States

alt informationArts fellow Rebel Pepper has continued to publish cartoons and speak out against the Chinese government on limits on freedom of expression.

Index calls on UK to urge China to allow Liu Xiaobo to travel for treatment

alt informationChinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate and writer Liu Xiaobo, who was imprisoned since 2009 for calling for more freedom in his country, has been diagnosed with terminal liver cancer

Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo’s chair is still empty

alt informationLiu Xiaobo, China's most famous free speech advocate, was released from prison last week on health grounds. Index looks back at the life and work of the Nobel laureate.

#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