November 29, 2004

Covering Ukraine’s elections: confronting censorship, bias and intimidation

Freedom of expression suffered considerably in Ukraine during the recent rounds of presidential elections on 31 October and 21 November. Article 19 reports (25-NOV-04)

November 19, 2004

Leyla Zana receives Sakharov prize

On 14 October, after waiting nearly 10 years, Leyla Zana was able to personally collect the 1995 European Parliament´s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. (19-NOV-04)

November 10, 2004

EU judges rule against protection of journalists’ sources

Index on Censorship reports on a EU ruling which jeopardises a journalist´s right to protect sources. (10-NOV-04)

November 4, 2004

Death of Theo van Gogh: Extremist has the last word

Murdered filmaker Theo van Gogh was both an outspoken proponent and exponent of free expression who consciously courted controversy. Index on Censorship reports (04-NOV-04)

October 1, 2004

New Centre for International Free Expression in London

Three prominent organisations have moved together in the new Centre for International Free Expression in London: Article 19, Index on Censorship, and English PEN.  (01-OCT-04)

October 1, 2004

Iraq: Is anyone watching the watchers?

If there is a case to be made for opening up more of the activities of the secret services to public scrutiny, you need only look at the failures of the privileged political elites presently tasked to monitor them on our behalf. Associate Editor Rohan Jayasekera atIndex on Censorship, comments.  (01-OCT-04)