Category : South Korea

Does using Covid-19 apps have free speech implications?

alt informationOur reporters in Spain, Italy and South Korea talk to citizens about the free speech implications of using Covid apps

Contents – Private lives: What happens when our every thought goes public

alt informationThe summer 2020 issue of the magazine looks at the different ways in which we are giving away our privacy as we try to tackle Covid-19

Contents – Complicity: Why and when we chose to censor ourselves and give away our privacy

alt informationThe spring 2020 issue of the magazine looks at the different ways in which we as individuals might give away our own freedoms, whether we want to or not

Contents: The Big Noise: How Macho Leaders Hide their Weakness by Stifling Dissent, Debate and Democracy

alt informationThe winter 2019 edition of Index on Censorship magazine looks at how the current macho world leaders are hiding their weaknesses by crushing dissent

Contents: Border forces: how barriers to free thought got tough

alt informationThe autumn 2019 edition of Index on Censorship magazine looks at how border controls round the world have got tougher and are proving barriers to free expression

Podcast: Border forces with Peppermint, Ariana Drehsler and Steven Borowiec

alt informationThe autumn Index on Censorship magazine podcast with Peppermint, Ariana Drehsler and Steven Borowiec exploring how travel restrictions at borders are limiting the flow of free thought and ideas

Contents: The big squeeze

alt informationSpring 2017 contributors include Richard Sambrook, Dominic Grieve, Roger Law, Karim Miské, Mark Frary and Canan Coşkun

South Korea’s art community expresses concerns about new museum director

alt informationThe Korean art community has released a statement requesting that The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST)

For defectors, getting out of North Korea is only part of the problem

alt informationAn inside look into the often forgotten struggles of those who have escaped the brutal regime

South Koreans prosecuted for “praising North Korea”

alt informationLast year saw 103 people -- the highest number in a decade -- charged under the controversial National Security Law, labelled “seriously problematic for the exercise of freedom of expression”. Steven Borowiec reports

South Koreans clash over history books

alt informationHow children are taught about the birth of the nation is a contentious issue for many Koreans, writes Steven Borowiec

South Korea: Film raises questions about Cheonan sinking

alt informationA recently released documentary film in South Korea set out to spark a discussion on free speech in the country, and amid opposition and cancelled viewings, it has done just that. Steven Borowiec reports