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Testament to the power of theatre as rebellion

alt informationThe 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

Call for investigation into historical police handling of Norwegian publisher’s attempted murder

alt informationCase is believed to be linked to the publication of The Satanic Verses in the country

Women journalists caught in middle of Afghanistan’s nightmare

alt informationMany journalists – women in particular – have fled the Taliban or are in hiding from the brutal regime

“Apple poisoned me: physically, mentally, spiritually”

alt informationAshley Gjøvik, who was fired by the tech giant after blowing the whistle on toxic waste under her office, says her fight will go on

“We need more courageous writers in theatre,” says leading Turkish playwright

alt informationTwo Turkish writers discuss Index on Censorship's new magazine, which looks at how playwrights and directors are resisting oppression

It’s unequivocal – the Chinese government is committing genocide. We must all act

alt informationThe Uyghur Tribunal in London rules that “beyond reasonable doubt” the Chinese government is guilty of genocide. We must all end our silence

Turning back the tide: the refugee crisis tests Greek media freedom

alt informationDutch journalist forced back to the Netherlands after asking tough questions of the prime minister of Greece over migrant push-back

Who is 2021’s Tyrant of the Year? WINNER ANNOUNCED

alt informationThe individual who has been voted the most oppressive in 2021 by Index readers has been named

Internet shutdowns: Sudan’s censorship tool of choice

alt informationThe African state regularly blocks access to the web when protests flare up and the recent military coup is no different