Category : censorship
Celebrate fifty years since the abolishment of theatre censorship in Britain and the Hays Code in American cinema.
Jodie Ginsberg: Art and authoritarianism
Because of the very nature of artistic expression itself: that the more ways the censors try to find to shut down the ideas, the beliefs they don’t like, the more artists find creative ways to express those same ideas.
Attacks on Mexican journalists
For 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.
Editorial: Laughter tracked
A country's sense of humour is a nebulous thing. But when it starts to disappear, something serious is afoot.
1984: A book that fits the times
Following similar events in the USA and Australia, the Orwell Foundation sponsored the first start-to-finish live reading of George Orwell’s 1984 in the UK on 6 June.