Read about the songs they tried to ban, the musicians stopped for playing live, and the singers who are put on trial in the bumper Smashed Hits issue of Index.
What a Carve Up!
Tyrannosaurus Rex and the Clash manager Peter Jenner on hidden censorship in the music biz.
Cairo, Beirut, Amman: Musician Khyam Allami travel the middle east
Jazz star Gilad Atzmon on Charlie Parker
Kaya Genc on the singers they try to silence
My Life is Under Threat
Lapiro de Mbanga speaks to Index from his Prison Cell
Chaza Charafeddine's Unmissable Divine Comedy Exhibition
Index on Censorship is an award-winning magazine, devoted to protecting and promoting free expression. International in outlook, outspoken in comment, Index on Censorship reports on free expression violations around the world, publishes banned writing and shines a light on vital free expression issues through original, challenging and intelligent commentary and analysis, publishing some of the world's finest writers.
Forthcoming December 2010: Issue 39/4,
Writers in Prison
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