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Freedom fighters (Times Literary Supplement)Index on Censorship magazine reviewed by the Times Literary Supplement. Founded in 1972 by the British author and translator Michael Scammell, Index on Censorship has been dedicated for more than four decades to documenting worldwide censorship and promoting freedom of expression. Read the full article
About Index’s UK arts programmeWhy we are doing this programme We believe that freedom of artistic expression lies at the heart of artistic practice and the debate about it needs to be kept live and abreast of changes in society. Index on Censorship’s UK Programme “Freedom of expression is not self-perpetuating, but needs to be maintained by the constant […]
Nominations open for Czech literary prizeNominations are now open for a writing award for people and organisations contributing to the profile of Czech literature around the world. The award, set up to commemorate a former editor of Index on Censorship, is presented at the Prague Book Fair in May.
Pope Benedict's history of censorshipMany, many things will be written about the papacy of Benedict XVI in the coming days (as a good summary of Ratzinger’s reign, I’d highly recommend this from John Hooper). For me, it’s worth noting, briefly, Joseph Ratzinger’s historic association with Vatican censorship. Previous to becoming Pope in 2005, Ratzinger had been head of the […]