Category : Japan

The abuse of history quiz

alt informationTry our quiz looking at how history is manipulated through the ages

Contents: The abuse of history

alt informationThe spring 2018 issue of Index on Censorship magazine takes a special look at how governments and other powers across the globe are manipulating history for their own ends

#IndexAwards2017: Rebel Pepper continues his work in the United States

alt informationArts fellow Rebel Pepper has continued to publish cartoons and speak out against the Chinese government on limits on freedom of expression.

Spies, lies and wandering eyes

alt informationIn the spring issue of Index on Censorship magazine, we look at how free speech around the world is under massive pressure from conflicting interests.

Contents: The big squeeze

alt informationSpring 2017 contributors include Richard Sambrook, Dominic Grieve, Roger Law, Karim Miské, Mark Frary and Canan Coşkun

Contents: Danger in truth, truth in danger

alt informationIndex on Censorship has dedicated its milestone 250th issue to exploring the increasing threats to reporters worldwide. Its special report, Truth in Danger, Danger in Truth: Journalists Under Fire

Japanese government cancels visit from UN free speech representative

alt informationThe UN’s principal global monitor of freedom of expression, David Kaye, was due to visit Japan between 1 and 8 December

Japan’s designated secrets bill – the sound of the jackboots

alt informationJapan's new secrecy law is yet another disturbing symptom of the country's rising militarism, broadening the government's power to classify state secrets amidst increased belligerence in the region. Saul Takahashi reports for Open Democracy

Index Index – International free speech round up 07/02/13

Index Index - International free speech round up 07/02/13

Index Index – International free speech round up 05/02/13

Index Index - International free speech round up 05/02/13

Index Index – International free speech round up 31/01/13

A woman who said she was raped by state security forces and the journalist who interviewed her were charged by police on 29 January in Somalia. Journalist Abdiaziz Abdinur Ibrahim could face four years imprisonment for insulting a government body and two years for inducing false evidence. Abdiaziz has been charged with insulting a government body, simulating a criminal offence […]

Don't mention the war (or the offside rule)!

Padraig Reidy: Don't mention the war (or the offside rule)!