Category : India

Contents – The Disappeared: How people, books and ideas are taken away

The complete list of contents for the Autumn 2020 issue of Index on Censorship

Kashmir’s journalists have taken great risks this past year to get news out. We must support them

alt informationJournalists in Jammu and Kashmir have been working against the odds for a year now following an internet blackout and other draconian measures. We must rally behind them

“You cannot report on anything that is not confirmed by the government,” Indian journalists report

alt information“It’s as if media is an opponent. It is as if asking questions of the government is crime, or a politically motivated exercise,” Indian journalist Anuradha Sharma reports on journalism under threat.

Coronavirus providing pretext for Modi to increase attacks on press and Muslims

alt informationPress freedom in India continues to be chipped away under Narendra Modi in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, while Muslims are being blamed for the outbreak

The Big Noise

alt informationThe winter 2019 issue of Index on Censorship looks at how macho leaders are hiding their weakness by attacking our freedoms

Border Forces

alt informationThe autumn 2019 Index on Censorship magazine looks at how borders round the world are getting tougher and preventing the exchange of ideas

India’s sedition law is a dangerous hangover from British colonialism

alt informationIt's been 72 years since India gained independence from Britain, but sedition remains entrenched not only in law, but in the mindset of successive governments

#IndexAwards2019: tracks internet shutdowns in India

alt informationSoftware Freedom Law Centre tracks internet shutdowns in India, a crucial service in a country with the most online blackouts of any country in the world.

India: Love, Simon release indefinitely delayed

alt informationIndians took to Twitter to express their frustration after the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) pushed the release of the film Love Simon back indefinitely.