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INDEX ON CENSORSHIP   |   VOL.50   |   NO.3

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Up Front

1 THE THEATRE OF

RESISTANCE: MARTIN BRIGHT Index has a long history of promoting the work of dissident playwrights

4 THE INDEX:

EDITED BY MARK FRARY Free expression around the world today: the inspiring voices, the people who have been imprisoned and the trends, legislation and technology which are causing concern

Features

14 WOMEN JOURNALISTS

CAUGHT IN MIDDLE OF A NIGHTMARE: ZAHRA NADER Many Afghan journalists – women in particular – have fled the Taliban or are in hiding from the brutal regime

18 HOPE IN THE DARKNESS:

JEMIMAH STEINFELD Nathan Law, one of the leaders of Hong Kong’s protest movement, is convinced that the repression will not last forever. We publish an extract from his new book

22 SPEAKING UP FOR THE

UYGHURS: FLO MARKS Exeter university students have been successfully challenging the institution’s China policy, but much more needs to be done

24 OMISSION IS THE SAME AS

PERMISSION: ANDY LEE ROTH AND LIAM O’CONNELL Malaysia’s introduction of emergency powers to deal with “fake news” was broadly ignored by the Western media – and that only emboldened the government

28 I CAN RUN, BUT CAN I HIDE?:

CLARE REWCASTLE BROWN Journalist Clare Rewcastle

Brown is a wanted woman in Malaysia – and the long reach of Interpol means there are now few places where she can consider herself safe

30 MINING SACRED LAND:

SCARLETT EVANS Australia’s mining industry is at odds with the traditional beliefs of the Aboriginal population and it is taking its toll on the country’s indigenous heritage

36 BYLINES, DEADLINES

AND THE FIRING LINE: RACHAEL JOLLEY It’s not just pens and notebooks that journalists need in the USA,

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