Category : Student Reading Lists

The Harpers open debate letter: a reading list

alt informationThe signatories to a letter in Harpers magazine about open debate are familiar to Index magazine

The view from Hong Kong in 1997: an Index reading list

alt informationA reading list of articles from the Index archive when Hongkongers were wondering what the handover from Britain to China would mean

Freedom of expression in India from The Emergency to the present, a reading list

alt informationA reading list of articles from the Index archives covering press freedom, shows of patriotism and online trolling

Protest and freedom of expression, a reading list

alt informationA reading list of articles about challenges to the right to protest from the Index archives

Spain and censorship, a history, and a reading list

alt informationA reading list of articles about censorship in Spain from the Index archives

Andrew Graham-Yooll on Argentina

alt informationAndrew Graham-Yooll served as editor for the Index on Censorship magazine from 1989-1994. To honour his memory, Index features some highlights of his writing for the magazine about his home country Argentina

Thirty years on: the Salman Rushdie fatwa revisited

alt informationThirty years after a fatwa was issued ordering Muslims to execute author Salman Rushdie over the publication of The Satanic Verses, Index publishes a collection of writing on the implications for free expression and censorship

Student reading list: The Iranian Revolution

alt informationForty years ago the rule of the last shah of Iran came to an end after millions of Iranians, from all social classes, took to the streets in protest

Student reading list: Art and protest

alt informationArt has been used as a form of protest during times of crisis throughout history. It is a popular and, at times, effective platform to express opinions about societal problems

China and censorship

alt informationIndex on Censorship magazine Index has compiled a reading list of articles from the magazine archives covering censorship In China.

Attacks on Mexican journalists

alt informationFor years, Index on Censorship has covered stories of violence against the media in Mexico. In the first six months of 2017, seven journalists have been killed.

Charlie Hebdo: Two years on

alt informationOn 7 January 2015, two gunmen entered the offices of Charlie Hebdo and murdered 12 people, including most of the senior editorial staff. The attack was in reprisal for the satirical magazine's publishing cartoons of the prophet Mohammed.