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Being a hip-hop artist in a country where the genre is banned comes with many challenges Iranian rapper Hichkas explains. Mari Shibata reports
While previous moves toward more openness in Iran have faltered, President Rouhani's call for faster connection speeds for internet users has carved out common ground with the country's supreme leader. Azadeh Moaveni writes
Index has looked at the countries taking part in arguably the biggest show on earth, and put together our own group of death -- the freedom of expression edition
Insult laws can be very easily manipulated by those in positions of power to shut down and punish criticism
Maya Weeks explores the role of poetry in today's landscape of protest.
The Iranian cultural sector hoped conditions would take a turn for the better when the more moderate Rouhani took over from hardliner Ahmadinejad. The reality is more complicated, writes Raha Zahedpour
Khomeini's 1989 death sentence on Salman Rushdie still casts a shadow over free speech, says Padraig Reidy
Al-Sabah Al-Jadeed has fought for its independence for 10 years. It needs solidarity now more than ever, says Anneke van Ammelrooy
Today Facebook turns 10. But over the past decade a wave of politicians around the world have clamped down on the social media site, banning access to it in their countries
If you live in Cuba, Iran or Sudan, and are using the increasingly popular online education tool Coursera, you are likely encounter some access difficulties from this week onwards. Coursera has been included in the US export sanctions regime. Milana Knezevic writes
During the World Economic Forum currently taking place in Davos, Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani dropped some major news -- he doesn't write his own social media messages.