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Jan 13, 2021

Index's head of content Jemimah Steinfeld talks to freelance journalist and Index contributor Issa Sikiti da Silva ahead of the upcoming Ugandan presidential elections which are expected to return President Yoweri Museveni to power once again. Issa talks about the role of social media and the future of the free press...


Jan 8, 2021

Index's editorial assistant Benjamin Lynch talks to Director of International Campaigns for Reporters Without Borders, Rebecca Vincent.

She shares the stories and cases that continue to motivate her today, including the time she was kicked out of Azerbaijan as well as the importance of the Julian Assange case.

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Dec 18, 2020

Index's associate editor Mark Frary talks to singer, poet and writer Amyra about her collaboration with the Tongue Fu collective on the album Boat Building.

Amyra talks about Black Lives Matter and her anger over the lack of resources for women, especially women of colour. She talks about how she wants her work to be...


Dec 9, 2020

Index's head of content Jemimah Steinfeld talks to Tom Grundy, the editor-in-chief and co-founder of Hong Kong Free Press.

Grundy talks about how Hong Kong has changed since the publication was founded, media freedom in the shadow of China's National Security Law and the challenges that his journalists work under to get...


Dec 8, 2020

In this episode, Index's associate editor Mark Frary talks to Dr Emese Pásztor, director of the Political Freedoms Project at the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union.

Pásztor talks about the Hungarian government’s ban on the freedom of assembly, making it against the law to make political protests. The ban comes as...