• Matoub Loun

    Matoub Lounès: Procès et contradictions Saïd Khatibi Le tribunal criminel de Tizi Ouzou (à 100 Km à l’est d’Alger) a enfin condamné les deux auteurs présumés de l’assassinat du chanteur algérien engagé Matoub Lounès à 12 ans de réclusion criminelle couverte par leur détention préventive. Ayant déjà purgé prés de la totalité de la peine, […]
  • Matoub Loun

    NEWS فريميوز ##PagePublishedLong## والدة معطوب الوناس- صورة البلاد معطوب الوناس: محاكمة وتناقضات سعيد خطيبي أدانت مؤخرا محكمة الجنايات بتيزي وزو(100 كلم شرقي الجزائر العاصمة) المتهمين الاثنين في قضية اغتيال المغني الملتزم معطوب الوناس باثنتي عشر سنة سجنا نافذة. عقوبة سيستنفذها المتهمان قريبا باعتبار أنهما قضيا جلّها في الحبس الاحتياطي. ومن المنتظر أن يتم إطلاق سراحهما […]
  • 1990s

    MIDDLE EAST, NORTH AFRICA ##PagePublishedLong## 1990 – 1999 1990s. Algeria. Souad MassiSouad Massi was threatened and censored for her political stance in her native country. Now she makes music from her self-imposed exile in Paris continuing the fight for the rights of women and Berber in Algeria.1994. Iran. MarziehA sharp voice of political dissent and […]
  • Algeria: Matoub court case loaded with contradictions

    NEWS   Algeria: Matoub court case loaded with contradictions On 18 July 2011, the criminal court in Tizi Ouzou, 100 kilometres east of Algiers, finally judged the two alleged perpetrators of the assassination of Algerian singer Lounès Matoub to 12 years in prison. Having already served close to the full sentence while in costudy, they […]
  • Algeria: New trial for the murder of singer Matoub

    NEWS 12 July 2011 Algeria: New trial for the murder of singer Matoub A trial about the murder of the singer Lounès Matoub on 25 June 1998 is scheduled to open on 18 July 2011 in the criminal court in Tizi Ouzou. Lounès Matoub (often credited as Matoub Lounès in French sources) was one of […]
  • Rabah Donquishoot

    RABAH DONQUISHOOT (MBS) (Algeria) Rabah is a musician and rapper who has produced a ‘Music Freedom Day’ signature song for Freemuse together with his group MBS and rappers around the world.In this interview he speaks about music censorship in Algeria and about the role of the Algerian musician Matoub Lounes who was assassinated in 1998.  […]
  • Algeria: Matoub Lounès and the struggle for Berber identity in Algeria

    ARTICLE   Guerilla of pop: Matoub Lounès and the struggle for Berber identity in Algeria by Andy Morgan Read about the legendary Berber singer Matoub Lounès who was assasinated on 25 June 1998.  These 21 pages in A4-format is a chapter in the book ‘Shoot the Singer! Music Censorship Today’ (Freemuse/Zed Books, May 2004). Reproduced with kind permission from […]
  • Shoot the Singer! Book

    SHOOT THE SINGER! MUSIC CENSORSHIP TODAY 25 May 2004 Edited by Marie Korpe (Executive Director, Freemuse), published by Zed Books, London.Publication date: 18 May 2004. CD included. Shoot the Singer! Music Censorship Today was presented on 18 May 2004 at a combined book launch and one-day seminar on music censorship at SOAS (School of Oriental […]
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