Legal proceedings have been filed against the four authors that read aloud from Salman Rushdie's The Satanic verses. Salil Tripathi explains how outdated Colonial-era legislation is being used to curtail free expression.
What is the state of academic freedom in 2015? Index on Censorship magazine’s summer issue takes a global vantage point to explore all the current threats – governmental, economic and social – faced by students, teachers and academics. Also in this issue: Sir Harold Evans, AC Grayling, Tom Holland and Xinran present their free-speech heroes.