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Join us to celebrate the launch of What’s the Taboo? – Index’s latest magazine featuring stories of the most controversial subjects from around the world and how we are afraid to tackle them
To mark the 200th anniversary of the death of English caricaturist and printmaker James Gillray, the Cartoon Museum is mounting an exhibition of his work
Saudi Arabian blogger and activist Raif Badawi is the winner of this year’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, awarded by the European Parliament. Badawi, who also won 2015 PEN Pinter Prize for an International Writer of Courage, was convicted in May 2014 for insulting Islam and founding a liberal website.
Join us to hear a courageous artist speak about his cartoons and his inspirations, and human rights and freedom of expression in his home country Malaysia.
‘Light Behind Bars’ is an interactive art installation recognising the sacrifice made by people locked up for their thoughts, writings, art or politics. Remembering past dissidents – like Richard Carlile, imprisoned in 1819 for publishing Thomas Paine’s ‘The Rights of Man’. Spotlighting present prisoners – from Raif Badawi, the Saudi blogger sentenced to
“Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing” Euripides
Index on Censorship will be participating in Beyond the Obvious 2015, the annual conference of Culture Action Europe.
Join Index on Censorship, Actors Touring Company and the Unicorn Theatre for an evening of theatre and debate on Thursday 8 Oct at 7pm.
From China’s new security laws and South Korea’s new smartphone spies to Eritrea’s agents and the new fighters for free expression online. Where and what are the challenges today and how do they compare to the past?
Leading actors including Janet Suzman will read from three such authors recently published in Index on Censorship magazine: Ma Jian (China), Meltem Arikan (Turkey) and Costa Book Award-winner Christie Watson.
What do you do when someone finds a book in your library offensive and wants to take it off your shelves? Join Sage and Index on Censorship for a Banned Books Week webinar