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On 20 November, Freemuse met with its close partners in Brussels for a strategic meeting on promoting artistic freedom in Europe and identifying a common strategic path for civil society, artists, and cultural rights actors.

Keep an eye on our report on the State of Artistic Freedom in Europe, coming out early 2020.

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On 20 November, Freemuse met with its close partners in Brussels for a strategic meeting on promoting artistic freedom in Europe and identifying a common strategic path for civil society, artists, and cultural rights actors.

Keep an eye on our report on the State of Artistic Freedom in Europe, coming out early 2020.

Svenska Postkodstiftelsen

#postkodeffekten  #projectforchange #FreeEuropeArt

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One of the pillars of Culture Action Europe's 2019-21 strategic focus is defending the freedom of artistic expression. Today in Brussels, our Freedom of Artistic Expression working group gathered to discuss the urgent issues surrounding this topic. Read more about how CAE works to embed culture in all relevant policy areas of EU action here: cultureactioneurope.org/strategic-focus/
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.#Freemuse met with its close partners in #Brussels for a strategic meeting on promoting #artisticfreedom in #Europe.
Keep an eye on our report on the State of Artistic Freedom in Europe coming out early 2020.
#postkodeffekten #projectforchange #FreeEuropeArt

UPDATE: At a hearing earlier today, 2 members of @Grup_YORUM who had been imprisoned for nearly 2 years were released. 3 more are still behind bars. Read ARC's full profile here:

@freedomforgy @pen_int @IndexCensorship @aforgutu @PENamerica @englishpen

https://t.co/JGFUd8b8GH

Our working group on Defending the Freedom of Artistic Freedom kicked off today in Brussels! See the full CAE 2019-21 strategy here: https://t.co/fhhSjVI460
@IETM @EMC_IMC @UNESCOEU @Film_directors @ECF_tweets @SwedeninEU @hrw @Freemuse98

@josefroy2 @lijumdar @Beaking_News @Freemuse98 @JershCarroll @davidbaulk @oslow99 @bughermk1 @athan_info @amnestysasia BREAKING NEWS: Court in Yangon #Myanmar has sentenced six members of the poetry troupe to another year in prison.

Read their letter from jail: https://t.co/7Zo5bo040i

TONIGHT!

Don’t miss the MAI KHOI & THE DISSIDENTS documentary @DOCNYCfest - a must see about the status of free expression in Vietnam and on the transformative power of music! https://t.co/QQY4DK48wn

#ArtisticFreedom @MaiKhoiOi @PENamerica @safemuse @tamizdatinc @artistic_AFI

truly shocking. Ahmet Altan released by court order in #Turkey. @RTErdogan objects. now Altan faces imminent re-arrest. how to describe other than as an abuse of law, power, process.

This is heartbreaking, appalling. It's psychological torture and a gross violation of int. law & human rights. Writer/journalist Ahmet Altan arrested only 6 days after release. Shame!#journalismisnotacrime #FreeAhmetAltan @philippesands @englishpen @pen_int

Milena Buyum on Twitter

“A photography of shame. #FreeAhmetAltan #Solidarity”

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Freemuse is at the Learning #Tech for Change #seminar in #Copenhagen today!

@AcademyHum Innovation Director Atish Gonsalves is currently delivering his keynote speech on #Innovations for Learning.

The appeals court upheld #satirist #KeyomarsMarzban's (@KeyomarsM) sentence of 23 years and nine months of imprisonment for his contribution to websites funded by the #UnitedStates. He will spend 11 years in prison for “contact with U.S. enemy state.”

Iran: Satirist sentenced to 23 years in prison because of ‘contact with U.S. enemy state’

The appeals court upheld satirist Keyomars Marzban’s sentence of 23 years of imprisonment for writing on websites funded by the United States.

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Last week, renowned Pakistani artist Adeela Suleman set up a remarkable installation in Karachi, the sprawling capital of southwestern Sindh province. On the morning of Sunday 27 October, men in plainclothes forced the exhibition’s closure.

#Censorship

An Attack on Artistic Freedom Highlights Pakistan’s Crackdown on Free Speech

When an artist tried to highlight the harrowing human cost of police violence, her exhibit was shut down – one more voice silenced in Pakistan.

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Last week, ARC hosted @Freemuse98 and @UNSRCulture and @davidakaye for an experts meeting on defending artistic freedom in the @PENamerica office:

https://t.co/zFRNYqWHOP

We're looking for a #Europe Project Manager (Parental Cover) based in #Brussels, Belgium to join the #Freemuse team.
Find out more and apply here 👉 https://t.co/vf7zSy9i5W #Jobs #jobsearch #jobbrussels

Freedom of artist expression is key on the agenda at today's Defending Artistic Expression expert meeting with @karimabennoune, @davidakaye and many others in the field of artistic expression. #artisticfreedomdefenders #artisnocrime @AtRiskArtists @PENamerica

'We face very difficult challenges of getting #artists the same protections as other cultural rights defenders'. Dr Srirak Plipat at the #cultural rights #defenders meeting @karimabennoune and @AtRiskArtists #artisnocrime

On 13 October, a DJ was killed in a cafe in the Leningrad region because of the music he had been playing.

via @Freemuse98

https://t.co/agzQgSrWOx

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