Index on Censorship

Archived since Volume 36 No. 1

52 issues

Index on Censorship is an award-winning quarterly magazine, featuring reportage, analysis and new creative writing from around the world. It has contributing editors worldwide. It was founded in 1972 to publish the untold stories of dissidents behind the Iron Curtain. Over the years Index magazine has published some of the greatest names in literature including Nadine Gordimer, Mario Vargas Llosa, Samuel Beckett and Kurt Vonnegut. It also has published some of the greatest campaigning writers of our age from Vaclav Havel to Aung San Suu Kyi.

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The winter 2019 Index on Censorship magazine examines the trend of world leaders presenting a macho image, while crushing the freedom of expression of anyone who tries to hold them to account or protest. Journalists are harassed, artists censored, social media used to spread disinformation. But in times of repression, there will always be pushback.



Viktoria Serdült reports on how a new liberal mayor of Budapest could represent hope in the face of Viktor Orbán's homophobic government.



Stefano Pozzebon speaks to Brazilian journalists who will not be defeated by President Bolsonaro and his loyal troll army.



Magazine editors Rachael Jolley and Jemimah Steinfeld speak to Radu Vancu and Dóra Papp about their successful protest techniques in Romania and Hungary.

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Index on Censorship is an award-winning quarterly magazine, featuring reportage, analysis and new creative writing from around the world. It has contributing editors worldwide. It was founded in 1972 to publish the untold stories of dissidents behind the Iron Curtain. Over the years Index magazine has published some of the greatest names in literature including Nadine Gordimer, Mario Vargas Llosa, Samuel Beckett and Kurt Vonnegut. It also has published some of the greatest campaigning writers of our age from Vaclav Havel to Aung San Suu Kyi.

  • First Issue: Volume 36 No. 1
  • Latest Issue: Vol 48 No.4
  • Issue Count: 52
  • Published: Quarterly