Category : David Cameron
Day of action for Raif Badawi
To mark three years since the arrest of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, staffers at Index on Censorship headed to Downing Street to deliver an open letter to the UK Prime Minister and join others in protest
Jodie Ginsberg: “I believe in free expression, but…”
The decision by six authors to withdraw from a PEN American Center gala in which Charlie Hebdo will be honoured with an award once again emphasises the dangerous notion that some forms of free expression are more worthy than others of defending
Chris Ames: Who’s behind the Chilcot Inquiry delay?
Despite his repeated assertions that it is nothing to do with him, it is now clear that British Prime Minister David Cameron not only has the power to hold back the long-awaited Chilcot Inquiry into the UK’s involvement in the Iraq war until after the election – but may actually do so. The prime minister who championed free […]
Padraig Reidy: When truth is stranger than fiction
Three years ago this week, David Cameron announced that a public inquiry into phone hacking would be set up, under the guidance of Lord Justice Leveson. It may be difficult to imagine now, but this was generally seen as a positive step.
Criminalising kink: Cameron’s porn crusade
The UK government is sneaking through a vast extension to pornographic prohibition. It’s so vaguely worded that it could cover 50 Shades of Grey (if filmed), Game of Thrones or Florentine statues. Jonathan Lindsell reports