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    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## C Two musicians, Fadal Dey and Lago Paulin, alleged on 22 May 2010 that Côte d’Ivoire’s national television station has refused to air their popular music because it contains social and political commentary. The newspaper L’Expression quotes musicians Fadal Dey and Lago Paulin as saying that their ‘subversive’ music is seen as critical […]
  • Press release: New Freemuse CD: Listen to the banned

    PRESS RELEASE##PageSearchDescription## ##PagePublishedLong## Freemuse CD: Listen to the banned Music that makes dictators tremble Listen to the banned is a unique collection of contemporary songs by artists who have been censored, persecuted, taken to court, imprisoned and even tortured for a very simple reason — their music. Music brings joy and gives a voice to […]
  • Radio Freemuse: ‘Music censorship in Africa 2008’

    RADIO FREEMUSE 27 February 2008 Music censorship in Africa today This 15 minutes radio report is produced specifically for African radio stations that wish to inform their listeners about music censorship – for instance on the occasion of the global Music Freedom Day on 3 March Introduction to the programme (suggestion)“If you listen carefully the next […]
  • Ivory Coast: Artists attacked during demonstration against bootleggers

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Ivory Coast:Artists attacked during demonstration against bootleggers Mondomix reports that musicians, singers and actors in the Ivory Coast gathered together on the 31 May 2007, to demonstrate against the widespread piracy of their work. During the demonstration the reggae artist Fadal Dey and the pop musician Gbazza Figaro were knocked unconscious by stones […]
  • Fadal Dey

    FADAL DEY(Côte d’Ivoire) ##PagePublishedLong## Fadal Dey is currently one of the rising stars of reggae music in Africa. His concerts attract thousands of admirers. In this interview he speaks about music censorship in Côte d’Ivoire and West Africa, as he experienced it concerning his song ‘Bat Government’.  Wimpy Wasp Player Flash Player upgrade required Fadal Dey […]
  • Video interviews from the 3rd Freemuse World Conference

    | Start page | Media coverage | Speakers | Programme | Photos |  3rd FREEMUSE WORLD CONFERENCE ON MUSIC AND CENSORSHIP VIDEO INTERVIEWSfrom the conference in Istanbul, 25-26 November 2006 Fadal Dey – singer from Côte d’Ivoire Grup Yorum – music group from Turkey Jason Carter – British guitarist about Saudi Arabia Jeroen de Kloet – Dutch researcher about China Mario Masvidal – professor from […]
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