News, opinion, features and analysis covering all aspects of the free speech debate, and monitoring threats to free expression worldwide. Compiled by the editors, reporters, contributors and researchers of Index on Censorship, the award-winning magazine of free expression founded in 1972. >From the website Egypt: Appeals refused in war on NGOs. Index on Censorship and other free expression groups voice concern at Egypt's treatment of renowned sociologist and rights campaigner Saad Eddin Ibrahim, jailed over his investigations into Egypt's flawed election process. http://www.indexonline.org/news/20020801_egypt.shtml Belarus: Bulldozer church relations. A bid to bulldoze a new chapel in Belarus has drawn new attention to the country's restrictive media policies and a long-running dispute between different factions within the Orthodox Church. Vera Rich reports. http://www.indexonline.org/news/20020801_belarus.shtml United States: Jailing the internet. Arizona law bans prisoners in its jails from internet contact with their friends and families - and now from campaign groups trying to defend their rights. Now the case is going to court on freedom of speech grounds. http://www.indexonline.org/news/20020801_unitedstates.shtml >From Index Index Belarus: Free the (state) media says Lukashenka http://www.indexonline.org/indexindex/20020802_belarus.shtml United States: Cable firms must open up to rivals http://www.indexonline.org/indexindex/20020802_unitedstates.shtml Turkey: Armenian genocide archive http://www.indexonline.org/indexindex/20020802_turkey.shtml Britain: New cinema 'censor' http://www.indexonline.org/indexindex/20020802_britain.shtml Saudi Arabia: Blocks scores of websites http://www.indexonline.org/indexindex/20020801_saudiarabia.shtml France: New LOPSI bill threatens rights http://www.indexonline.org/indexindex/20020801_france.shtml Rwanda: Journalists detained without charge http://www.indexonline.org/indexindex/20020801_rwanda.shtml Iran: Film critic 'confesses' under duress http://www.indexonline.org/indexindex/20020801_iran.shtml Zimbabwe: Dismisses EU sanctions threat http://www.indexonline.org/indexindex/20020729_zimbabwe.shtml United States: Congress considers 'licence to hack' http://www.indexonline.org/indexindex/20020730_unitedstates.shtml Ukraine: Court reopens case of slain journalist http://www.indexonline.org/indexindex/20020730_ukraine.shtml China: Yahoo! 'self-censorship' condemned http://www.indexonline.org/indexindex/20020730_china.shtml Our apologies for the intermittent delivery of this service in recent months.
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