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We know Europeans want something to be terrorism. Living in a perpetual state of fear is not the natural consequence of living in 21st century liberal democracies. But neither is living in a police state.
Media freedom must be treated for what it really is: a strong test of democracy.
It was at the early hours of Friday that a journalist sent a note to her colleagues. “We are told by the management that our publication is discontinued with immediate effect,” she said. “We are told to pack our belongings and leave the office. You can’t imagine how sad I
The New Arab news network invites you to a panel discussion to discuss the challenges faced by the media and journalists in the post-Arab Spring era
Artists and writers joined Index in condemning Turkish government's seizure of Zaman newspaper
Coalition urges Polish authorities to resist any temptation to strengthen political control over the media.
Media freedoms in Serbia are on the decline. A recent report by Human Rights Watch painted a picture of journalists in several western Balkan countries, working in hostile environments whilst facing threats and intimidation.
Index on Censorship condemns the move to ban 41 international journalists and bloggers from Ukraine
Freedom of expression charities have written to UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond urging the UK to speak out publicly in defence of freedom of expression following the arrest of two British journalists in Turkey under terror legislation.
The Sport for Rights coalition strongly condemns the sentencing of Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova to a staggering 7.5 years in jail.
Index on Censorship calls on Turkey to release two Vice journalists and a local colleague who have been formally charged with "working on behalf of a terrorist organisation".
No job comes without sacrifices, but how many downgrading comments, criticism or even threats can one person take before it becomes too much?