Category : Index on Censorship

Russia: How one radio station became a target of pressure, threats and extreme violence

alt informationIn 2017 Mapping Media Freedom, Index on Censorship’s project for monitoring media violations throughout Europe, registered 15 reports relating to Echo Moskvy.

International press freedom groups condemn killing of Maltese investigative journalist

alt informationSixteen press freedom groups condemn the killing of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and demand an immediate and independent investigation into her death.

Society of Editors: Fighting for real news

alt informationFighting for real news will top the agenda at the Society of Editors annual conference in Cambridge on 12-13 November.

Conviction of Cage’s advocacy director an abuse of anti-terror legislation

alt informationThe conviction of Muhammad Rabbani, director of advocacy group Cage, for refusing to divulge his phone PIN and passwords under anti-terror legislation is very concerning.

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.