Category : Russia

Singapore: Solicitor General vs. Lee Kuan Yew

alt informationIn this issue, Index on Censorship magazine explores the erosion of rights in Singapore.

Estonia: A soldier’s torment

alt informationIn this issue, Index on Censorship magazine explores experiences of young soldiers in the Soviet Union with excerpts from letters.

Josef Lada: Wall calendars

alt informationIn this issue, Index on Censorship explores the difference between the degrees of freedom of expression and censorship in Czechoslovakia over a decade.

Vaclav Havel: Stories & totalitarianism

alt informationIn this issue, Index on Censorship magazine explores totalitarianism and destruction of the story as the basic instrument of human knowledge and self-knowledge.

Colombia: Death list; media & violence

alt informationIn this issue, Index on Censorship magazine explores the origins of the Medellin death list and violence in Colombia.

The press in South Africa

alt informationIn this issue, Index interviews Tony Heard about his dismissal from the South African newspaper, the Cape Times, and other press issues in South Africa.

China: Indiscreet thoughts of Fang Lizhi

alt informationIn this issue, Index interviews Academician Fang Lizhi, a vocal Chinese critic of democracy, human rights, students, and socialism within China.

Writers under Gorbachev

alt informationIn this issue, Index on Censorship magazine explores the mixed reaction to the Soviet Union's new policy of greater openness and "restructuring" proclaimed by the Gorbachev leadership.

Glasnost: Who benefits?

alt informationIn this issue, Index on Censorship magazine explores the mixed reaction to the Soviet Union's new policy of greater openness and "restructuring" proclaimed by the Gorbachev leadership.

South Korea: Secret press “guidelines” exposed

alt informationIn this issue, Index reports the extent to which the South Korean government decides what appears in newspapers, and what is to be suppressed.

Scholarship and its enemies

alt informationIn this issue, Index explores varieties of academic censorship in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Latin America, the West, Czechoslovakia and the USSR. 

How the British press censors itself

alt informationIn this issue, former editor of the London Observer finds freedom of the British press in jeopardy.