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Turkish petition for peace puts academic freedom on trial

alt informationFor Turkish academics, signing a dissenting petition can mean expulsion from their job, the country or even jail time. In Noémi Lévy-Aksu’s case, signing the Academics for Peace petition, “We will not be a party to this crime!” meant losing her teaching position at Boğaziçi University.

Chinese censorship circumventors GreatFire launch funding campaign

alt informationDigital activism group GreatFire launch crowdfunding campaign to fight China's approach to internet censorship.

Secret nuclear bunker host to Index panel discussion on propaganda

alt informationDavid Aaronovitch, Jamie Bartlett and Xinran examine the past, current and future roles of propaganda at the Essex Book Festival

Africa: blueprint for freedom

alt informationIn this issue, Index looks at the current state of African, including Liberia, Ghana, Malawi, Tanzania, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, and South Africa.

USSR: the hidden literary treasure of the Lubianka

alt informationIn this issue, Index reveals secrets about the lives, works and deaths of persecuted Soviet writers hidden in Moscow's KGB headquarters, the 'Lubianka.'

Indonesia: banned theatre

alt informationIn this issue, Index publishes excerpts of banned plays in Indonesia and highlights ongoing censorship in other Asian countries.

Chile: Death & the Maiden

alt informationIn this issue, Index highlights Chilean writer Ariel Dorfman and his play.

Warspeak

alt informationIn this issue, Index looks at the media management in the Gulf War.

Silenced Movies

alt informationIn this issue, Index publishes a global view of film censors at work.

Azerbaijan: the Baku Massacre

alt informationIn this issue, Index publishes previously unseen photographs from the Baku Massacre and a first-hand account of what happened on 19 January 1990.

Romania “It is worse than before”

alt informationIn this issue, Index publishes material describing changes that have taken place in Turkey over the last two years.