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Turkey must allow supporters to meet with imprisoned journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül

Turkey must allow supporters to meet with imprisoned journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül

Leading international free expression and press freedom groups condemn government’s refusal to allow supporters to visit pair jailed for their reporting, call for their release

After Charlie Hebdo: The free speech fight begins at home

After Charlie Hebdo: The free speech fight begins at home

Threats against freedom of expression come in all shapes and sizes. We need to stand up to the bullies together.

Turkey: Increased pressure on journalists jeopardises public interest

Turkey: Increased pressure on journalists jeopardises public interest

Escalating pressure on media has significantly impacted journalists' ability to report on matters of public interest

Fighting to speak freely: balancing privacy and free expression in the information age

Fighting to speak freely: balancing privacy and free expression in the information age

In a keynote speech at the Internet Librarian International conference, Jodie Ginsberg explored the rights to privacy, security – the right to life – and freedom of expression in an information age

Proposed UK government measures on extremism will criminalise legitimate speech

Proposed UK government measures on extremism will criminalise legitimate speech

In its new extremism strategy, the government is proposing measures that will criminalise legitimate speech and shrink the space for open debate throughout society.

Index on Censorship and Committee to Protect Journalists join Council of Europe platform to protect journalists

Index on Censorship and Committee to Protect Journalists join Council of Europe platform to protect journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists and Index on Censorship became partners to the Platform to promote the protection of journalism and safety of journalists, which will allow them to alert the Council of Europe on violations to media freedom in Europe.

15-17 Oct: Beyond the Obvious 2015 (partner event)

15-17 Oct: Beyond the Obvious 2015 (partner event)

Index on Censorship will be participating in Beyond the Obvious 2015, the annual conference of Culture Action Europe.

Map recording threats to journalists in Europe relaunches and expands to Russia, Ukraine and Belarus

Map recording threats to journalists in Europe relaunches and expands to Russia, Ukraine and Belarus

Index on Censorship, the European Federation of Journalists and Reporters Without Borders are delighted to announce the expansion and redesign of Mapping Media Freedom, which records threats to journalists across Europe.

Free expression groups welcome release of Jake Hanrahan and Philip Pendlebury

Free expression groups welcome release of Jake Hanrahan and Philip Pendlebury

English PEN, PEN American Center, PEN International and Index on Censorship are relieved that VICE News journalists Jake Hanrahan and Philip Pendlebury have been released after six days in detention

Free expression groups welcome Supreme Court ruling on memoir

A Supreme Court judgment today has overturned an injunction preventing publication of the musician James Rhodes’ memoir Instrumental.

Malaysian authorities must drop charges against cartoonist Zulkiflee Anwar Haque

Malaysian authorities must drop charges against cartoonist Zulkiflee Anwar Haque

Index on Censorship joins Article 19, English PEN, Media Legal Defence Initiative and PEN International in writing to the Malaysian prime minister calling for the charges against cartoonist, Zunar, to be dropped.

New extremism laws would stifle free speech

New extremism laws would stifle free speech

The UK Home Secretary's preview of a proposed new counter-extremism bill raises the stakes for freedom of expression in the United Kingdom. Index on Censorship is disturbed by the potential impact on free speech embedded in the proposals.

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