Paradox in India

Why do we defend free expression? PEN Canada’s latest annual report asks a simple question that lies at the heart of our work. In this excerpt, Haroon Siddiqui looks at the political contradictions of contemporary India, and some of the ways in which free expression in the world’s largest democracy “has never been so imperilled”.

Censoring the Body

As we near the end of the 2013 Hot Docs Festival in Toronto, Vanessa Robinson considers the theme of art and censorship in two of this year’s films.