Category : Russia

Whistleblowers: The lifeblood of democracy

alt informationThe summer 2021 issue of Index on Censorship magazine looks at the critical role of whistleblowers

Don’t SLAPP the Messenger

alt informationRachel Long, Elif Shafak and Jacqueline Woodson explore what ‘freedom’ means in the culture of traditional publishing. Chaired by Urvashi Butalia and part of Banned Books Week

Roman Protasevich is a dissident and an activist, but above all a journalist

alt informationBelarus regime staged hijack to silence their most prominent critic

Yulia Tsvetkova’s hunger strike: “I have reached a dead end”

alt informationIndex award-winner calls on her supporters not to waste any more time "on the farce called Russian justice"

Navalny writes from his penal colony: “Books are our everything”

alt informationThe jailed critic and opponent of Putin is sending messages via Instagram, detailing his ill-treatment

Russia: Index expresses concern over the arrest of Doxa journalists

alt informationStudent journalism is a building block of media freedom, says Index CEO

Russia: Drop all charges against Yulia Tsvetkova

alt informationAward-winning artist faces six years in jail for her work promoting body positivity and women's rights

Index statement on Alexei Navalny

alt informationPutin critic has been sent to a Russian penal colony following his show trials

Protest & Repression Around the Globe: A roundtable discussion on Hong Kong, Thailand, Russia and Belarus

alt informationRachel Long, Elif Shafak and Jacqueline Woodson explore what ‘freedom’ means in the culture of traditional publishing. Chaired by Urvashi Butalia and part of Banned Books Week

Let them know they are not forgotten

alt informationJoin us in sending messages of support to six human rights activists and journalists around the world who are #JailedNotForgotten

Yuri Dmitriev: the historian being silenced by Putin

alt informationA Russian historian's research into killings during Stalin's regime has resulted in an extreme campaign against him