Category : nigeria
Ken Saro-Wiwa Junior dies, age 47
Nigerian writer Ken Saro-Wiwa Junior has died in London, aged 47, following a stroke. The writer and presidential adviser had recently written for Index on Censorship
#IndexDrawtheLine: How can we balance religious freedom and religious extremism?
Religious freedom and religious radicalism which leads to extremism has become an increasingly difficult balancing act in the digital age where presenting religious superiority through fear and “terror” is possible both locally and internationally at internet speeds. The ongoing series of beheading videos released by the Islamic State and the showcase of kidnapped school girls by Nigeria’s Boko […]
The beast of fanaticism
Legendary Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe
died yesterday aged 82. In 1981, he addressed a writers' conference at the University of Nigeria in Nsukka. Index on Censorship published this extraordinary speech the same year