• Freemuse joins presentation on artistic freedom at EU Parliament

    Members of the European Parliament will join a lunchtime presentation of the UN Report ‘The Right to Freedom of Artistic Expression and Creativity’ at the European Parliament in Brussels on 2 October 2013. The report will be presented by its author, Mme Farida Shaheed, UN Special Rapporteur in the field of Cultural Rights, who was […]
  • EU/USA: Pressure on Muslim women to stay out of music

    ARTICLE ##PagePublishedLong## United Kingdom / Europe / USA:Pressure on Muslim women to stay out of music Within a growing scene for Islamic hip-hop in the United Kingdom, women rappers are facing a tough time. When a woman tries to break into the scene she is often intimidated, or even threatened, reported the New Statesman magazine. […]
  • Turkey: EU Commission to observe Tunc

    NEWS Turkey:EU Commission to observe Tunç Trial The case against Ferhat Tunç has taken an international political direction. Senior Political Advisor Ms Selma Kiliçer from the EU Commission office in Ankara will observe the trial and thus join EU Parliamentarian Mr Jens Peter Bonde and the Freemuse delegation. The court case and the presence of […]
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