From the Magazine: Writer and broadcaster Kenan Malik and art historian and educator Nada Shabout on one of the art world’s most contentious debates
Kenan Malik argues that free expression is now seen as an enemy of liberty
On 5 October 2012, Index launched Beyond Belief — a case study examining theatre, free expression and public order. Kenan Malik explains why it is that the most censorious voices hold the greatest sway
Kenan Malik: We should talk about this
It is 22 years since Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini issued a death sentence against the author Salman Rushdie. The author’s critics lost the Satanic Verses battle but won the war against free speech, argues Kenan Malik
There are two questions I want to address here. In a plural society, should it be incumbent on people to refrain from giving offence to other groups...