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Violin bonfires – Taliban’s new dark age

Kabul, August 17, 2023 Amid empty rhetoric of preserving the status quo, the US and its allies took the hasty and ill-judged decision to withdraw...

Those we must not leave behind

The UK government has failed in its task to rescue Afghans. Here MARTIN BRIGHT, Index on Censorship's editor-at-large, speaks to members of a new...

Can Ukraine destroy Putin? The case for optimism.

When the US government offered to help Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky evacuate as Russia was attacking Kyiv, Zelensky responded: "The fight is here. I...

UN testimony on Russia playing the victim in Ukraine

Testimony to UN Security Council on Russian hate speech By Timothy Snyder Evidence to UN Security Council session on 14/03/23 called by Russian Federation to discuss...

Orbán’s latest assault on Hungarian journalists

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and his ruling Fidesz party have spent years turning Hungary’s media environment into their playground — not through outright repression,...

Libel Tourism – the law as a whore

This essay from the London Review of Books gets to the heart of 'lawfare' - the use of wealth against democracy by Peter Geoghegan, editor-in-chief,...

Deadly Afghan blast targets journalists

  Paris, 12/03/23 Explosion blasts awards ceremony for journalists, two dead,16 hurt, and three children The explosion took place at the Tabian Farhang centre in  the capital...

Georgia in turmoil over media freedom

Paris, March 10, 2023 After three days of intense street protests in Tbilisi, the Georgian capital, parliamentarians have  scrapped government plans which plainly echo the...

Anger grows over Afghan journalists still stranded by Home Office inaction

Press members living under the Taliban, and living uncertain lives in Pakistan, must be given clarity say campaign groups   Hundreds of Afghan journalists remain stranded...

UK government ‘let lawyers bypass sanctions’ to help Putin ally sue journalist

Documents seen by Open Democracy show UK firm got approval to engage with Wagner group founder Yevgeny Prigozhin Rishi Sunak's Treasury allowed Russian oligarch Yevgeny...

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