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Protest around the world

alt informationAs 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

alt informationThe 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

alt informationTo 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: Ken Saro-Wiwa

alt informationThis reading list groups together a collection of works by and about Nigerian activist Ken Saro-Wiwa.

Student reading lists: journalism and censorship

alt informationMuch of Index on Censorship’s global work involves allowing censored journalists an outlet to publish articles which may be unpublished in their home countries.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: minority groups and censorship

alt informationArticles from this list explore the topic of how minority groups are both being censored and also evade censorship.

Remembering E.L. Doctorow

alt informationEdgar Lawrence Doctorow, a supporter of Index on Censorship, passed away on 21 July 2015 at 84.

Student reading lists: censorship in the arts

alt informationThe 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

alt information“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

alt informationAnn 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.

Bahrain: Calls for release of Nabeel Rajab on global day of solidarity

alt informationThe Bahraini human rights defender was once again arrested in October 2014 in connection with one of his tweets

Our knowledge about the past shouldn’t be restricted, says former UN free speech rapporteur

alt informationI want to know the past, people shouldn't be able to alter records, said former UN free speech guru Frank La Rue