Ingeborg van Teeseling

Lessons in Censorship From the Survivors of WWII

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Censorship, if left unchecked, can lead to brutality. This is the lesson I learned from those who endured the worst of us.    ​When I was a young journalist in Holland, most of the survivors of the Second World War were still very much alive. Throughout the 1980s and ’90s, I interviewed hundreds of them. Jews and ex-resistance people who had lived to ... Read the full article
Ingeborg van Teeseling

After migrating to Australia from Holland ten years ago and being warned by the Immigration Department against doing her job as a journalist, Ingeborg van Teeseling became a historian instead. She is writing a book and runs Lifebooks, telling people's life stories.

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