Category : Index on Censorship

Index on Censorship to host a night of forbidden songs

Free speech campaigners Index on Censorship will host a night of forbidden music on December 7 to raise money for censored artists.

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With your help, each year we are able to support more writers, journalists and artists at the free speech front line – wherever they are in the world.

Rachael Jolley, editor of Index magazine, receives Editor of the Year award

Important year for freedom of expression coverage is being recognised in this BSME award, says Jolley.

Section 40 of Crime and Courts Act 2013 poses threat to press freedom

Impress has been recognised as an approved regulator by the Press Regulation Panel under the Royal Charter.

Letter: Crime and Courts Act 2013 danger to free press

The Crime and Courts Act 2013, as it stands, is a danger to a free press. Under the act, a publisher can be ordered to pay both sides' costs in a dispute if the publisher is not a member of an approved regulator.

Syrian journalist says UK is dealing with Assad as “a president, not a criminal”

Journalist Zaina Erhaim says the Syrian government wants her killed and that co-operating with Syrian officials, by seizing her passport, was a very dangerous thing for the UK to have done.

7 Nov: Museums are increasingly under pressure

Museums are increasingly under pressure from funders, the press and donors to change their programming, displays and events. As part of the Museum Association's annual conference Index on Censorship's Julia Farrington will tale about Index's guides for arts organisations dealing with controversial exhibitions.

23 Oct: Comedy and censorship at the Battle of Ideas

Are reactions against offensive comics part of healthy debate over where we draw the line or is there something uniquely censorious in the reaction of audiences and comics alike?

Index condemns UK’s seizure of award winner’s passport

Index on Censorship is appalled by the decision of UK border officials to confiscate the passport of Syrian journalist, and this year's Index Freedom of Expression Award winner, Zaina Erhaim.

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical – special benefit promotion in support of Index on Censorship

The award-winning improvised musical Showstopper! has partnered with Index on Censorship to celebrate free expression this autumn.