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 Salil Tripathi explains how outdated Colonial-era legislation is being used to curtail free expression.
The autumn 2016 Index on Censorship magazine explores anonymity through a range of in-depth features, interviews and illustrations from around the world. Contributors include former CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson, journalist John Lloyd, Bangladeshi blogger Ananya Azad and philosopher Julian Baggini. This issue also has a thoughtful essay by novelist Hilary Mantel and illustrations by Molly Crabapple.