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One week before his trial for sedition, the Malaysian cartoonist will share his story through words and pictures
How can journalists effectively cover the European Games given the full scope of social and political issues in Azerbaijan? An expert panel discusses.
The Point of No Return, a new play based upon the last four days of Ukraine’s Maidan protests. From personally recorded real-life stories, extensive research and a journey to the heart of Ukraine, this story is based upon the revolution in Kiev in January-February 2014. The performance on 6 May will
Index on Censorship partnered a lively event at Rich Mix, London on Tuesday 21 April, along with Counterpoints Arts and Platforma Arts & Refugees Network.
Index on Censorship magazine are holding a big debate, in partnership with the Leeds Big Bookend festival. Does freedom of religion and freedom of speech come as a package or can you pick and choose? Do those people who suggest freedom of expression should be “civilised” and that we should
Index at the Hay Festival What are the limits of free speech and civility? What is the nature of “offence”? What earns “respect”? If words can hurt you, are sticks and stones and broken bones the answer? Index on Censorship magazine will launch its spring issue at this year’s Hay
Punchy short arguments about flashpoints in freedom of speech debates – porn, blasphemy, Israel, national security. Where do we draw the lines? And why?
How can journalists effectively cover the full scope of human rights, social and political issues surrounding this summer's European Games in Baku?
Writers discuss the representation of refugees in novels and plays. What ethical questions are involved? Is there a responsibility to represent refugees positively?
In the wake of the recent tragic events in Paris, this powerful and moving film follows 12 loveable and courageous cartoonists – from Tel Aviv, Moscow, New York, Caracas, and Paris – as they brilliantly capture the comedy and tragedy in the world, armed with just a pencil
The attack on Charlie Hebdo dramatically increased the pressure on freedom of speech in all of Europe. How do we respond to audiences who do not recognize satire as a legitimate form of free expression, without increasing this pressure?
The London Irish Comedy Festival is hosting a free event about comedy and censorship. Controversy has always surrounded the comedy industry, from stand-up to sitcom to satire. During the discussion, ethics, censorship, freedom of expression and taste will be explored by special guest panellists and the audience. What makes us sometimes