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47 ACADEMICALLY CHALLENGED KAYA GENÇ

A Turkish academic who worried about publicly criticising the government hit a tipping point once her name was faked on a petition

50 UNHEALTHY MARKET CHARLOTTE MIDDLEHURST

As coronavirus affects China’s economy, will a weaker market mean international companies have more power to stand up for freedom of expression?

53 WHEN SILENCE IS NOT ENOUGH JULIAN BAGGINI

The philosopher ponders the dilemma of when you have to speak out and when it is OK not to

IN FOCUS 58 GENERATIONS APART? KAYA GENÇ AND KAROLINE KAN

We sat down with Turkish and Chinese families to hear whether things really are that different between the generations when it comes to free speech

63 CROSSING THE LINE STEPHEN WOODMAN

Cartels trading in cocaine are taking violent action to stop journalists reporting on them

66 A SLAP IN THE FACE ALESSIO PERRONE

Meet the Italian journalist who has had to fight over 126 lawsuits all aimed at silencing her

69 CON (CENSUS) JESSICA NÍ MHAINÍN

Turns out national censuses are controversial, especially in the countries where information is most tightly controlled

72 THE DOCUMENTARY BOLSONARO

DOESN’T WANT MADE RACHAEL JOLLEY Brazil’s president has pulled the plug on funding for the TV series Transversais. Why? We speak to the director and publish extracts from its pitch

75 QUEER ERASURE ANDY LEE ROTH & APRIL ANDERSON

Internet browsing can be biased against LGBTQ people, new exclusive research shows

CULTURE 80 UP IN SMOKE FÉLIX BRUZZONE

A semi-autobiographical story from the son of two of Argentina’s disappeared

86 BETWEEN THE GAVEL AND THE

ANVIL NAJWA BIN SHATWAN A new short story about a Libyan author who starts changing her story to please neighbours

94 WE COULD ALL DISAPPEAR NEAMAT IMAN

The Bangladesh novelist on why his next book is about a famous writer who disappeared in the 1970s

99 DEMAND POINTS OF VIEW ORNA HERR

A new Index initiative has allowed people to debate about all of the issues we’re otherwise avoiding

102 TICKING THE BOXES JEMIMAH STEINFELD

Voter turnout has never felt more important and has led to many new organisations setting out to encourage this. But they face many obstacles

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Rachael Jolley FINANCE DIRECTOR David Sewell CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER Matt Townsend DEPUTY EDITOR Jemimah Steinfeld ASSOCIATE EDITOR Mark Frary

SENIOR EVENTS AND PARTNERSHIPS MANAGER Leah Cross ADVOCACY OFFICER Jessica Ní Mhainín EDITORIAL ASSISTANT Orna Herr OFFICE MANAGER Katie Fung ASSOCIATE PRODUCER Julia Farrington

DIRECTORS & TRUSTEES Trevor Phillips (Chair), David Aaronovitch, Anthony Barling, Kate Maltby, Elaine Potter, David Schlesinger, Mark Stephens, Kiri Kankhwende

PATRONS Margaret Atwood, Simon Callow, Steve Coogan, Brian Eno, Harold Evans, Christopher Hird, Jude Kelly, Michael Palin, Matthew Parris, Alexandra Pringle, Gabrielle Rifkind, Sir Tom Stoppard, Lady Sue Woodford Hollick

ADVISORY COMMITTEE Julian Baggini, Clemency BurtonHill, Ariel Dorfman, Michael Foley, Andrew Franklin, Conor Gearty, AC Grayling, Lyndsay Griffiths, William Horsley, Anthony Hudson, Natalia Koliada, Jane Kramer, Htein Lin, Jean-Paul Marthoz, Robert McCrum,

Rebecca MacKinnon, Beatrice Mtetwa, Julian Petley, Michael Scammell, Kamila Shamsie, Michael Smyth, Tess Woodcraft, Christie Watson

5 INDEXONCENSORSHIP.ORG

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