As refugees flee one of the world’s most repressive and secretive regimes, Ismail Einashe talks to Eritreans who have reached the UK but who still worry about the risks of speaking out
CATEGORY: Volume 44.01 Spring 2015
Jodie Ginsberg: Squeezing out free speech on campus
Institutions that should be crucibles for new thinking, at the forefront of challenges to established thought and practice, are instead actively shutting down debate, and shying away from intellectual confrontation
How exiles are using social media but fear spies listening in
Social media is being used innovatively to share news and stories by those that have fled from danger, says Jason DaPonte
Wired up: why refugees in exile remain silenced
People who have fled dangerous regimes now use free apps and digital connections to stay in touch with their former home, but they often worry that those networks can also be used against them, says Rachael Jolley
Spring 2015: Across the wires – how refugee stories get told
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Is privacy more vital than national security?
Martha Lane Fox and retired Major General Tim Cross debate how far governments go when balancing individual rights and safeguarding the nation. This is an extract from a longer feature in the latest issue of Index on Censorship magazine
Across the wires
Where people are living in fear a connected world can be frightening, it can carry gossip and information back to those who pursue them. Decades ago, when people escaped from their homes to make a new life across the world, they were not afraid that their words, criticising the government they had fled from, could instantly be broadcast in the land they had left behind.