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Music Freedom Day 2019 is only one week away!

Together with artists around the world, we are gearing up for Music Freedom Day. Here is Mehdi Rajabian – an Iranian composer and musician - speaking about what music means to him. Rajabian was imprisoned in Iran for his peaceful artistic expression.

Support freedom of artistic expression by tagging @Freemuse98. We are excited to see your Music Freedom Day posts!
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We're looking for a communications officer to join the Freemuse team in Copenhagen. Find out more and apply here 👉https://freemuse.org/jobs/communications-officer/ ... See MoreSee Less

Were looking for a communications officer to join the Freemuse team in Copenhagen. Find out more and apply here 👉https://freemuse.org/jobs/communications-officer/

6 days ago

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Christina Freeman, artist and guest editor for issue 7 of Culture Push, Inc.'s online journal PUSH/PULL, is unpacking the first ever print edition ahead of its launch at Queens Museum in NYC on Saturday 16 February.

This issue focuses on artistic freedom and expanded notions of censorship, including conversations with Dread Scott, Svetlana Mintcheva of the National Coalition Against Censorship, and Freemuse's Srirak Plipat.

Read more here 👉 queensmuseum.org/events/culture-push-push-pull-launch
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7 days ago

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Our friends at Turning Tables Kenya are throwing a Music Freedom Day concert in Nairobi on 1st March. We hope you'll be there to help kick off the global celebration! 🙌 #MusicFreedomDay #MusicFreedomDay2019 #MFD2019MUSIC FREEDOM DAY 2019 IN KENYA
For the third consecutive year Turning Tables Kenya and Freemuse are proud to present the cream of progressive Kenyan artist in concert Friday March 1 from 6PM at The Blues, Barclays Plaza, Loita Street, Nairobi ✊.

#MusicFreedomDay is an annual global celebration of the human right to musical expression, with artists and organisations uniting to support musicians who simply insist on their right to express themselves.
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Our friends at Turning Tables Kenya are throwing a Music Freedom Day concert in Nairobi on 1st March. We hope youll be there to help kick off the global celebration! 🙌 #MusicFreedomDay #MusicFreedomDay2019 #MFD2019

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Freemuse is looking for a research student consultant (short term). The application deadline is tomorrow—12 February! Find out more about the role and how to apply here 👉 freemuse.org/jobs/research-student-consultant-short-consultancy/ ... See MoreSee Less

Freemuse is looking for a research student consultant (short term). The application deadline is tomorrow—12 February! Find out more about the role and how to apply here 👉 https://freemuse.org/jobs/research-student-consultant-short-consultancy/

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Freemuse is looking for a research student consultant (short term). The application deadline has been extended to 12 February! Find out more about the role and how to apply here 👉https://freemuse.org/jobs/research-student-consultant-short-consultancy/ ... See MoreSee Less

Freemuse is looking for a research student consultant (short term). The application deadline has been extended to 12 February! Find out more about the role and how to apply here 👉https://freemuse.org/jobs/research-student-consultant-short-consultancy/

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Facebook has banned Musées d'art et d'histoire de Genève from using promotional images of these two statues due to nudity. "Maybe it's time for this platform to change its policy for museums and cultural institutions?" the Swiss museum said on social media. ... See MoreSee Less

Facebook has banned Musées dart et dhistoire de Genève from using promotional images of these two statues due to nudity. Maybe its time for this platform to change its policy for museums and cultural institutions? the Swiss museum said on social media.Image attachment

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3 weeks ago

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This Sunday 3 February, Safemuse will launch SAFE #4 - a meeting between Sudanese peace singer Abazar Hamid and renowned pianist Bugge Wesseltoft.

See the full video on Sunday at www.safeseries.no
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Together with #artists around the world, we are gearing up for #MusicFreedomDay 2019. Here is #MehdiRajabian – an Iranian #composer and #musician - speaking about what music means to him. Rajabian was imprisoned in Iran for his peaceful artistic expression.

British-Somalilander #poet Abdirahman Abees has been #charged with “insulting the police and the government”. He was arrested in January after he recited poems about police brutality, arbitrary detentions and poor leadership at a poetry reading event.

Somalia: Poet arrested after poetry reading

Poet Abdirahman Abees has been charged in Somaliland over his poetry readings about "police brutality", "arbitrary detentions" and "poor leadership".

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We're looking for a communications officer to join the Freemuse team in Copenhagen. Find out more and apply here 👉https://t.co/VihHCkF8Pi

Sunday March 3rd we are celebrating #musicfreedomday with @Freemuse98 and some truly fantastic artists! Join us @kulturhusetoslo and Rock In from 17:30 PM!

Christina Freeman, artist and guest editor for issue 7 of @culturepusher online journal PUSH/PULL, is unpacking the first ever print edition ahead of its launch at @QueensMuseum in NYC on Saturday 16 February! Find out more 👉https://t.co/XBttCusDih

Are you ready for #MusicFreedomDay2019 in collaboration with @Freemuse98 at @TheBlues , Barclays Plaza, Loita Street ? 😃
@kelvinatura @EdithVivian9 @LilWONGA @Carrolnjeri1 @SautiZaMabinti @mcsharon @Ma_gode @oksydemusik 🎸

Freemuse is looking for a research student consultant (short term). The application deadline is tomorrow—12 February! Find out more about the role and how to apply here 👉 https://t.co/5VuWtetzBQ

Uyghur singer Sanubar Tursun hasn't been seen or heard from in months. Sanubar’s friend and collaborator Rachel Harris writes about her concern for the missing artist, who could be detained at an internment camps in Xinjiang, China.

China: Sanubar Tursun, voice of the Uyghurs, missing presumed detained in Xinjiang’s internment camps

Uyghur singer Sanubar Tursun was due to perform in France in February, but she hasn't been seen in months.

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Our #campaignfocus today for #EUelections2019 is on freedom of artistic expression. Last year @actforculture co-organised a debate on the state of artistic freedom in Europe with @Freemuse98 and MEP @julie4nw. Read the full report ➡️https://t.co/WqJXCxaH3z #actforculture

Freemuse is looking for a research student consultant (short term). The application deadline has been extended to 12 February! Find out more about the role and how to apply here 👉 https://t.co/aav6aEpQn3

Freemuse joins more than 120 musicians, writers, artists and British and Ugandan members of parliament who have signed a petition calling on Uganda to abandon its plan to introduce new regulations restricting artistic freedom of expression.

Uganda: Artists should not have to seek government approval to make their art

Freemuse joins over 100 musicians, writers and artists calling on the Ugandan government to drop a draft law limiting artistic freedom of expression.

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Read more about how films and filmmakers have been threatened, censored or blacklisted over the last two years, as presented by Freemuse at the recent International Film Festival Rotterdam @IFFR. Via @Screendaily

Industry urged to support filmmakers at risk of political persecution

Kirill Serebrennikov, Oleg Sentsov and Wanuri Kahiu are just a few of the filmmakers who have been threatened, censored or blacklisted over the last t...

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If you're in New York next weekend, head to @QueensMuseum for the launch of the first print edition of PUSH/PULL, the @culturepusher online journal. This issue focuses on artistic freedom and #censorship, including a conversation with @Freemuse98.

PUSH / PULL Launch at Queens Museum February 16

  Join Culture Push and artist Christina Freeman, whose work UltraViolet Archive is currently featured in Queens International 2018: Volumes, f...

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Facebook has #banned @MAHgeneve from using promotional images of these two statues due to #nudity. "Maybe it's time for this platform to change its policy for museums and cultural institutions?" the Swiss museum said on social media.

Freemuse is looking for a research student consultant (short term). Get your application in by Friday 8 February 👉 https://t.co/e2sAlVMRjP

SAFE #4 by @safemuse is out! @abazarhamid is the Sudanese peace singer who was driven away from his country because of the music he made. He met with world renowned pianist @BuggeWesseltoft to share what they both have dedicated their life to — music.

.Safe - historier om musikk som fengsler - SafeSeries.no

"historier om musikk som fengsler" - .Safe is a series of minidocumentaries that portraits the meeting between established Norwegian artists and threa...

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Freemuse urgently calls on the Ugandan government to reconsider introducing new artistic regulations. "This will strangle artists and everyone who has the right to cultural expression and artistic freedom," Freemuse Executive Director Srirak Plipat said.

Freemuse urgently calls on the Ugandan government to reconsider new artistic regulations

"This will strangle artists and everyone who has the right to cultural expression and artistic freedom," Executive Director Srirak Plipat said.

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