Awards are offered in four categories: Arts, Campaigning, Digital Activism and Journalism. Anyone who has had a demonstrable impact in tackling censorship is eligible. Winners are honoured at a gala celebration in London. Winners join Index’s Awards Fellowship programme and receive dedicated training and support


Arts: for artists and arts producers whose work challenges repression and injustice and celebrates artistic free expression

Digital Activism: for innovative uses of technology to circumvent censorship and enable free and independent exchange of information

Campaigning: for activists and campaigners who have had a marked impact in fighting censorship and promoting freedom of expression

Journalism: for courageous, high-impact and determined journalism that exposes censorship and threats to free expression

Music in Exile Fellowship: Relevant nominees are also eligible for the Music in Exile Fellowship, which supports musicians whose work is under threat.

Awards honour journalists, campaigners, digital activists and artists fighting censorship globally

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Nominations are open from 12 September to 2 October 2016

Tags: Censorship Freedom of expression

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Deadline: 02/10/2016 10:00 pm