Category : Index on Censorship

Meet the new Index youth board

alt informationIndex on Censorship has recruited a new youth advisory board to sit until December 2017.

We’re hiring: Head of Advocacy (interim)

Position: Head of Advocacy (interim) Reports to: CEO Location: London, UK Salary: £40,000-£43,000 per annum pro-rata Contract: Fixed term (4 months, with possibility of extension) Hours: Full time. (37.5 hours/week). Job share considered. BACKGROUND Index on Censorship is one of the world’s leading freedom of expression charities. Founded in 1972, the London-based organisation publishes work […]

#BannedBooksWeek: Censored at The Book Hive, Norwich

alt informationCo-authors of a new book - Censored - in conversation with deputy editor of Index on Censorship magazine, Jemimah Steinfeld.

New website to track press freedom violations in United States

alt informationIndex on Censorship joined more than 20 press freedom organisations announcing the launch today of the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker, a new nonpartisan website dedicated to documenting press freedom abuses across the United States.

Former editor races half marathon to raise money for Index fellowship

alt informationFormer Index on Censorship magazine deputy editor Vicky Baker has raised £646 for Index in Athans half marathon run

Bahraini human rights activist sentenced to two years

alt informationIndex on Censorship strongly condemns the sentencing of Nabeel Rajab to two years in prison

Index at Afropunk London

alt informationJoin Index on Censorship at Afropunk London to discuss freedom of expression on Activism Row.

Arts Council England names Index a sector support organisation

alt informationIndex has been awarded funding by Arts Council England for the next four years to support its work tackling censorship and self-censorship in the arts.

Index on Censorship brings Banned Books Week to the UK

alt informationIndex on Censorship has joined the Banned Books Week Coalition as the first international member of this US-based alliance.

Free expression groups call for public interest defence in UK official secrets laws

alt informationReporters Without Borders, English PEN and Index on Censorship have published their joint submission to the Law Commission’s Consultation on the Protection of Official Data

Jodie Ginsberg: Our ambition is modest: nothing less than an end to censorship

alt informationOur aim is to put ourselves out of business. Our ambition is modest: nothing less than an end to censorship.

Flemming Rose: Censorship and self-censorship in the 21st century

alt informationDanish journalist Flemming Rose delivered a lecture on 9 March 2017 as part of Censorship Awareness Week at Wellesley College.