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Meltem Arikan: “We were prevented from expressing ourselves freely”

After the Gezi Park protests, Meltem Arikan became a target of social media vitriol against anyone thought to be an organiser of the demonstrations. Julia Farrington spoke with Arikan about how this government-orchestrated terror campaign was to change her life.

A conversation with Boniface Mwangi, Kenyan activist and photographer

alt informationBoniface Mwangi is an award winning Kenyan photographer and activist. Mwangi was interviewed by Index on Censorship Head of Arts Julia Farrington at an arts event in Ethiopia in July.

Self-censorship stifling UK artistic expression

Widespread self-censorship and fear of offence is suppressing creativity and ideas in the United Kingdom, according to a report published by Index on Censorship.

Of arts, bans and desires

Julia Farrington: Of bans and desires