Index on Censorship

Index on Censorship is Britain’s leading organisation promoting freedom of expression. Their website provides up-to-the-minute news and information on free expression from around the world. A wide-ranging programme of events and projects put its causes into action. Its award-winning magazine shines a light on these vital issues through original, challenging and intelligent writing.

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Celebrating Freedom of Expression

UPDATED WITH WINNERS: Various artists and intellectuals have written for Index on Censorship over the years. As the London-based organization hands out its annual Freedom of Expression Awards, here are some quotes from them that we hope inspire you to speak out for those who can’t.

7 years ago
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Authors, Academics Join to Support Academic Freedom

Leading academics and influential authors worldwide have signaled their concern by signing a statement backing academic freedom as a special issue of ‘Index on Censorship’ examines the threats facing universities.

8 years ago

In Memory of Mandela

In an effort to honor his legacy, the Index on Censorship team has collected significant articles from their archive that trace the history of the apartheid struggle with pieces by some of the great writers who have commented, argued and analyzed it for our magazine including Nadine Gordimer and Albie Sachs.

9 years ago