Category : David Cecil

Index Awards 2014: Catching up with arts nominee David Cecil

alt informationHaving recently opened the first of several new film schools in eastern Africa, playwright and art awards nominee David Cecil spoke to Index about his transition from theatre production to African film production

Index Freedom of Expression Awards: Arts nominee David Cecil

David Cecil was jailed in Uganda after he produced a play perceived to be 'pro gay' by the country's authorities. His trial brought global media attention to the homophobic laws of the African nation

Censorship, pay offs and deportation: Artistic freedom in Uganda

alt informationWith a long history of combating official censorship, artists have a large role in Ugandan society, writes Edward Ronald Sekyewa

Index Index – International free speech round up 12/02/13

Index Index - International free speech round up 12/02/13

Index Index – International free speech round up 12/02/13

Index Index - International free speech round up 12/02/13

British theatre producer freed in Uganda

David Cecil, who faced jail for putting on a "gay" play, has seen charges dropped after an Index campaign. Milana Knezevic reports

British man faces jail under homophobic Ugandan law

Tomorrow theatre producer David Cecil will go back to court --- he could spend two years in a Ugandan jail for staging a play about homosexuality