Written by : Max Goldbart
Protest around the world
As demonstrations against corruption and the failure to provide basic services sweep Lebanon, we look at how authorities deal with mass protests around the world.
Student reading lists: technology and censorship
The technology and censorship reading list combines a number of articles released over a twenty-year period on the interference technology can have on free expression and the technological advances meaning censors are being more easily evaded.
Student reading lists: threats to academic freedom
To tie in with the release of Index's summer 2015 issue on academic freedom, Index put together a reading list of articles looking at the issues surrounding freedom of speech in universities from all over the world.
Student reading lists: journalism and censorship
Much of Index on Censorship’s global work involves allowing censored journalists an outlet to publish articles which may be unpublished in their home countries. This reading list, focusing on journalism, looks at issues surrounding freedom of expression and press freedom.
Student reading lists: censorship in the arts
The arts are an incredibly popular outlet for free expression but too often they are restricted. Index on Censorship have recently published a number of law packs informing artistic organisations of their rights when having their works challenged.
#UnsilencingPakistan: A tribute to Sabeen Mahmud
“Tonight, please don’t forget to laugh and dream out loud, that would be the best tribute you could pay to Sabeen”, said Mahenaz Mahmud via video at Unsilencing Pakistan, a Thursday 23 July event co-hosted by Index on Censorship at London’s Conway Hall.
A round-the-world tour of censorship
Ann Morgan’s challenge to read a book from every country in the world led her to discover a host of censored writers, including novelists from Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.