The Metropolitan Police has made hundreds of requests to remove online content in the past year. Every single one of them related to drill music. This is dangerously close to systemic racism, believes Shereener Browne
CATEGORY: Artistic Freedom
Major new investigation from Index on Censorship reveals the scale and reach of the CCP’s international soft power push across the European arts landscape
A new report demonstrates how the Chinese Communist Party uses art to extend the reach of censorship into cities across Europe
“How to protect the freedom of the individual, including that of the artist, when the limits of government power are ever expanding, is a question...
The removal of the Rajapaksa clan will not solve Sri Lanka’s deeply ingrained problem with corruption and the repression of dissent
Turkish playwright Meltem Arikan’s Mi Minör was blamed for the seminal Gezi Park protests that convulsed Istanbul
In June 2015, a national newspaper in Britain started a campaign to have a play banned. This surprised me for two reasons. One: clearly no one had...
The Belarus Free Theatre, whose 16 members have now gone into exile to escape the Lukashenka regime, are preparing to perform at the Barbican in London in 2022
Two Turkish writers discuss Index on Censorship’s new magazine, which looks at how playwrights and directors are resisting oppression
Award-winning artist faces six years in jail for her work promoting body positivity and women’s rights