Category : Index on Censorship

Groups condemn removal of police protest painting from US Capitol

The censoring of an artwork because of its viewpoint is a deeply disturbing and divisive act in an already polarized nation

CNN announced as media partner for Freedom of Expression Awards 2017

Index on Censorship is delighted to announce CNN as its media partner for the 2017 Freedom of Expression Awards.

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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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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.