Category : Spain

Interpol: The abuse of red notices is bad news for critical journalists

alt informationRed notices are a tool of political abuse by oppressive regimes such as Turkey, Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan, with five journalists targetted since August

Exiled Turkish journalist Hamza Yalçın arrested in Spain

alt informationIndex on Censorship calls on Spanish authorities to allow Turkish-Swedish journalist Hamza Yalçın to return to Sweden.

Mapping Media Freedom: Press restrictions in Spain highlight need for improved policy

alt informationWithin the last month, Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom platform has recorded a number of restrictions on media access to events in Spain by police and politicians

Mapping Media Freedom: Russian newspaper editor shot and killed

alt informationEach week, Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project verifies threats, violations and limitations faced by the media throughout Europe

Daniel Gascón: The joke is on Cassandra Vera

alt informationCassandra Vera has been sentenced to one year in prison for thirteen jokes about the murder of the Francoist leader Carrero Blanco in 1973.

Contents: The big squeeze

alt informationSpring 2017 contributors include Richard Sambrook, Dominic Grieve, Roger Law, Karim Miské, Mark Frary and Canan Coşkun

Spain: 75 tips to shut a writer up

alt informationMore than 30,000 people have signed a petition to have a book withdrawn from the Spanish market.

Mapping Media Freedom: In review 24-29 June

alt informationEach week, Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project verifies threats, violations and limitations faced by the media throughout the Europe

Mapping Media Freedom: Week in review

alt informationEach week, Mapping Media Freedom project verifies threats, violations and limitations faced by the media throughout Europe

Spain: Widespread legal action against journalists serve to “spread fear”

alt informationMapping Media Freedom correspondent Miho Dobrašin explores the recent wave of legal measures and threats against journalists in Spain

Mapping Media Freedom: Two years of uncovering attacks on Europe’s press

alt informationMapping Media Freedom launched to the public on 24 May 2014. Two years on, the platform has verified over 1,800 media violations