Category : Events

Power of the arts: from propaganda to free speech

Using the prism of Shakespeare, this event explores how the arts allow for greater freedom of speech in our societies in the UK and US today

Beyond the Script: Policy, censorship and physical boundaries

Beyond the Script, part of the BBC Arabic Festival, invites speakers to question what we cannot talk about.

Homegrown: “Not enough has been said about the silencing of young artists”

There's no question about it, agreed our panel: the controversial play about radicalisation was censored.

Tickling Giants screening

Join Index on Censorship for a screening of Tickling Giants as part of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival

The inconvenient Muslim: An evening to launch Homegrown

Art dealing with “the Muslim problem” is branded “urgent”, “brave” and “provocative”. But who's doing the provoking? Who's getting provoked?

Bahraini human rights activist to face trial

Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, an Index award winner, has been imprisoned for tweeting about the Bahraini government, and could face up to 15 years in jail.

Julia Farrington talks art and censorship

Julia Farrington, associate arts producer at Index on Censorship, will discuss art and censorship at Hackney Wick at the independent bar and creative space Grow.

Satire on the front line: Aseem Trivedi and Martin Rowson

Aseem Trivedi will join Martin Rowson in London to discuss, draw and debate freedom of expression and solidarity across borders.