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Month: June 2021

The free speech Euros: Group F

A protester with a pride flag confronts the Hungarian national team before their Euro 2020 match with Germany. Jvºrgen Fromme/DPA/PA Images In celebration of one of football’s biggest international tournaments, here is Index’s guide to the free speech Euros. Who…

A year is a long time in human rights violations

Protests in Belarus in 2020. Photo: Jana Shnipelson It’s a year since I joined the Index family. I think for all of us the last 12 months have been an emotional rollercoaster. The impact of Covid-19 has been a cloud…

The free speech Euros: Group E

Sweden fans before their match with Slovakia at Euro 2020. Igor Russak/DPA/PA Images In celebration of one of football’s biggest international tournaments, here is Index’s guide to the free speech Euros. Who comes out on top as the nation with…

As Apple Daily looks set to close down, speech crime comes to Hong Kong

Apple Daily newspaper. Photo: tse Pui Lung / Alamy Stock Photo Ten months after the arrest of Next Digital founder Jimmy Lai and a massive raid at the group’s headquarters in August last year, the Hong Kong Police’s national security…

The free speech Euros: Group B

A Russian fan at the Euro 2020 match between Belgium and Russia. Stanislav Krasilnikov/Tass/PA Images In celebration of one of football’s biggest international tournaments, here is Index’s guide to the free speech Euros. Who comes out on top as the…

The free speech Euros: Group C

North Macedonia fans at Euro 2020. Razvan Pasarica/SPORT PICTURES/PA Images In celebration of one of football’s biggest international tournaments, here is Index’s guide to the free speech Euros. Who comes out on top as the nation with the worst record…