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The Girls’ World exhibition featuring Barbie dolls in situations of domestic violence has been removed from the Pineapple Black gallery's window display.

The exhibit created by an artist Lidia Lidia was moved inside after complaints from passers-by.

Co-directors of the Pineapple Black gallery hoped that the window display would help to raise a discussion about domestic violence.
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The Girls’ World exhibition featuring Barbie dolls in situations of domestic violence has been removed from the Pineapple Black gallerys window display. 

The exhibit created by an artist Lidia Lidia was moved inside after complaints from passers-by.

Co-directors of the Pineapple Black gallery hoped that the window display would help to raise a discussion about domestic violence.

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Valtònyc releases his new album, Piet Hein

The new release comes after the rapper was sentenced by the Spanish court to a three-and-a-half year prison term for the lyrics of his songs.

May 2019 marks his first anniversary of exile in Belgium. The released album signifies his continued fight for the freedom of artistic expression.

Listen to the full album here ➡ www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRghc5UucMU&t=166sVenta física: piethein.cat Registrat per eRno le Mentholé Mix: Michel Van Achter Remàster: Loren D Direcció artística : Floon Lletres : Valtonyc Erno...
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A movie theater in Dickson, Tennessee changed the title “Hellboy” to “Heckboy” on the movie marquee.

Roxy Theater’s manager Belinda Daniel claims that the theater avoids putting up words on its sign that may be seen as profanity.
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A movie theater in Dickson, Tennessee changed the title “Hellboy” to “Heckboy” on the movie marquee.

Roxy Theater’s manager Belinda Daniel claims that the theater avoids putting up words on its sign that may be seen as profanity.

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A former student of Pensacola Christian College has shared photos of a censored art textbook that was kept in the school's library. It revealed that nudity was covered with a black marker. Do you have any censored artbooks?

Pensacola Christian College is a Baptist liberal arts college in Pensacola, Florida
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A former student of Pensacola Christian College has shared photos of a censored art textbook that was kept in the schools library. It revealed that nudity was covered with a black marker. Do you have any censored artbooks?

Pensacola Christian College is a Baptist liberal arts college in Pensacola, Florida
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The new album, #PietHein, comes after #Valtònyc was sentenced by the #Spanish court to a three-and-a-half year prison term for the lyrics of his #songs. The released album signifies his continued fight for the freedom of artistic expression.

VALTONYC - PIET HEIN (Àlbum complet)

Venta física: https://piethein.cat Registrat per eRno le Mentholé Mix: Michel Van Achter Remàster: Loren D Direcció artística : Floon L...

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The #GirlsWorld exhibition featuring #Barbiedolls in situations of domestic violence has been removed from the Pineapple Black gallery's window display. The #exhibit created by an artist #LidiaLidia was moved inside after complaints from passers-by.

#Iranian Education Minister Mohammad Bathaei has deemed videos of schoolchildren #dancing as “disturbing” and part of the greater plot to undermine the Islamic Republic. Children were dancing to the pop song by #SasyMankan.

Iran: Children dancing deemed to ‘weaken the morale of the Iranian people’

Iranian Education Minister has deemed videos of schoolchildren dancing as “disturbing” and part of the greater plot to undermine the Islam...

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A movie theater in Dickson, #Tennessee changed the title “#Hellboy” to “Heckboy” on the movie marquee.
#RoxyTheater’s manager Belinda Daniel claims that the theater avoids putting up words on its sign that may be seen as profanity.

The removal of two video installations at the #NationalMuseum in #Warsaw has led to a series of #bananaeatingprotests across #Poland. They each featured a woman, one eating a banana and the other holding a leash connected to two men dressed as dogs.

Poland: Protesters go bananas over the removal of ‘scandalous’ artwork

The removal of two video installations on 27 April at the National Museum in Warsaw has led to a series of banana-eating protests across Poland.

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UPDATE: The directors' #CayanDemirel and @emavioglu case has been adjourned until 18 July. @AtRiskArtists say the reason for this is unclear & "puts a disproportionate strain on the defendants". We stand with the directors & will report any developments. #DefendBakur

🗣️Did you know about #Decree349? It's one of the 1st laws signed by @DiazCanelB in 2018. It's also a dystopian norm that stands to censor artists🚫Today, we stand to protect artists from continuity of censorship in #Cuba #SomosContinuidad #NoAlDecreto349👇🏾

Cuba: New administration‘s Decree 349 is a dystopian prospect for Cuba‘s artists

In response to Decree 349, one of the first laws signed by Cuba‘s new President Miguel Díaz-Canel in April 2018, which will come into force in ...

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We're looking for a Finance and Operation Manager to join the #Freemuse team in Copenhagen. Find out more and apply here 👉 https://t.co/GktCb3LTPY #Jobs #jobsearch

UPDATE: The directors' #CayanDemirel and @emavioglu case has been adjourned on 2 May until further notice. Date not given. We call upon #Turkey to drop charges against them immediately and to stop criminalising art and free expression! #DefendBakur

Charges against filmmakers Çayan Demirel and Ertuğrul Mavioğlu must be dropped — ARC

We call upon the Turkish authorities to drop charges immediately against filmmakers Çayan Demirel and Ertuğrul Mavioğlu.

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Rapper #Valsero was amongst 112 people #arrested after a protest organised by #MRC in Cameroon on 26 January. We stand with Valsero and call on the authorities in Cameroon to release the #artist immediately. #FreeValsero

General Valsero: Zombie

Lorsque l'homme perd l'envie de se battre pour sa vie et sa liberté, lorsque l'amour laisse place a la haine et au tribalisme.

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We're happy to share with you that Galal has been conditionally released from the Civilian Court case that he faced because of his art. Sadly he will stay imprisoned, sentenced to 3 years in prison in the Military Court in July 2018 because of his book of poetry. #FreeGalal

Directors #CayanDemirel and @emavioglu are facing possible prison time for their documentary #Bakur. We call upon #Turkey to drop charges against them immediately and to stop criminalising art and free expression! #DefendBakur https://t.co/eXZnyJo7zn

#Uyghur singer #SanubarTursun is still missing following her performance in France in February 2019. #Freemuse continues to call for Sanubar’s safe return. Back in November 2018, her shows were cancelled after she encountered difficulties leaving #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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Egyptian poet Galal El-Behairy has been conditionally released from a Civilian Court case that he faced for his art, but he will stay in prison after being sentenced to 3 years and 480 euros fine for his unreleased poetry book #FreeGalal

Egypt: Poet Galal El-Behairy has been conditionally released from prison

Poet will stay behind bars, having been sentenced to 3 years in prison and 10 000 Egyptian pounds (480 euros) fine in the Military Court in Cairo.

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#ArtsRightsJustice encourage artists based in Germany to apply with their artworks for the event FREEDOM TRANSMISSIONS – Interventions on the protection and promotion of #ArtisticFreedom.
The submission deadline is 1 May 2019 ! 🔴

Luca Jahier from the European Economic and Social Committee answering questions addressed to him during the #LiveOnlineDebate organised by the @actforculture.
Access the #discussion through the link

#projectforchange #postkodeffekten https://t.co/UJMoYyuYet

#Novelist #ShakthikaSathkumara was arrested on 1 April 2019 and placed on bail by a magistrate in Polgahawela, #SriLanka. He was charged with inciting "religious hatred" in his short #story, which contained indirect references to homosexuality among the #Buddhist clergy.

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