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Ukraine should not quash dissenting views

For more than a year, eastern Ukraine has been a military and ideological battleground. In the midst of competing narratives on the origins and nature of the conflict with Russia, more recent developments offer perhaps the clearest picture of the way in which Ukrainian officials themselves perceive the situation. The arrest of Ukrainian journalist Ruslan […]

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GCHQ actions are a threat to press freedom

In a month that has witnessed unparalleled levels of discussion surrounding the question of ‘freedom of the press’, UK agency GCHQ has been revealed to have been intercepting the emails of prominent journalists, worldwide. The emails, unearthed by omnipresent adversary of Western intelligence Edward Snowden, numbered a staggering 70,000, all of which were intercepted in […]