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On 10 October, Pablo Hasel spoke to Freemuse. Stay tuned to learn about the case hearing against him as well as his plans and inspiration.

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On 10 October, Pablo Hasel spoke to Freemuse. Stay tuned to learn about the case hearing against him as well as his plans and inspiration.

https://www.facebook.com/pablo.haselsverdlov

1 week ago

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On 10 October, Freemuse spoke about artistic freedom at the professional meeting organised by MUR (Música Urbana Reivindicativa) Festival in Palma de Mallorca. Among others, the meeting joined Artists at Risk, Pablohaseloficial and Grammo Suspect - Rainbow Amb

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On 10 October, Freemuse spoke about artistic freedom at the professional meeting organised by MUR (Música Urbana Reivindicativa) Festival in Palma de Mallorca. Among others, the meeting joined Artists at Risk, Pablohaseloficial and Grammo Suspect - Rainbow Amb

Read more about MUR Festival: https://www.facebook.com/events/2348501428810755/

2 weeks ago

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Writers and poets - including most recently playwrigh Ezz Darweish - have been arrested in Egypt. According to a friend of Darweish, the writer has been arrested “on charges of participating in a terrorist organisation”.

This trial has been set for 12 October.

According to PEN International, further writers and poets arrested include blogger and activist Alaa Abd El Fattah, poet Amina Abdullah, writer Muhammed Aladdin, and writer and journalist Abdullah Ghoneim. Charges mainly reflect government criticism and protest.

All but El Fattah, Darweish, and Aladdin have been released.

#artisnocrim #freedomofartisticexpression #poetry #writers #Egypt #FreeEzzDarwish
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Writers and poets - including most recently playwrigh Ezz Darweish - have been arrested in Egypt. According to a friend of Darweish, the writer has been arrested “on charges of participating in a terrorist organisation”. 

This trial has been set for 12 October. 

According to PEN International, further writers and poets arrested include blogger and activist Alaa Abd El Fattah, poet Amina Abdullah, writer Muhammed Aladdin, and writer and journalist Abdullah Ghoneim. Charges mainly reflect government criticism and protest.  

All but El Fattah, Darweish, and Aladdin have been released.

#artisnocrim #freedomofartisticexpression #poetry #writers #Egypt #FreeEzzDarwish
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On 13 October, a DJ was killed in a cafe in the Leningrad region because of the music he had been playing.

via @Freemuse98

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"The first thing that exploded in the Arab Spring was art, it’s everywhere and that’s an expression of freedom” - @khalidalbaih. Read more 👉 https://t.co/d6ymSjjsRX #artisnocrime #freedomofartisticexpression #cartoon

Egyptian actor Amr Waked has been sentenced to 8 years in prison for "spreading false information and insulting the institutions of the state ". Currently in EU, Waked expressed fears his political positions make him a target for harsh penalties. #artisnocrime #Egypt

Artistic freedom is once again on the agenda in Europe! We thank MEP @DianaRibaGiner for urging the new vice president-designated commissioner @MargSchinas to protect the right to artistic #freedomofexpression in Europe. #FreeEuropeArt #postkodeffekten

Today we spoke with the incredible and fearless #Political #cartoonist @badiucao. Read the full interview next week. For #London audiences, he will be raising a Lennon Flag, symbolic for "Hong Kong’s freedom and resistance" on Tower Bridge, Saturday 5 Oct., 14.00. #artisnocrime

Now that @badiucao’s identity is known he has to use a VPN — even in Australia #ChinasArtfulDissident

Political cartoonist @badiucao raised the iconic Lennon Flag at his most recent screening of #ChinaArtfulDissident at the Tate after revealing his true identity. His story exemplifies the sheer determination to defend - even ones own - right to #freedomofartisticexpression.

We thank Julie Ward MEP @Julie4nw for her question to @GabrielMariya Commissioner-designate about artistic freedom. We thank @GabrielMariya for taking artistic freedom seriously and look forward to the conference @EU_Commission #FreeEuropeArt #postkodeffekten

Inspiring morning at @diisdk discussing #gender, #policy and #Governance.

'My mandate is clear, to bring #culture at the heart of policy-making' says @sabineverheyen & promises to work towards #bringcultureback in @GabrielMariya title #actforculture. We MPs to collaborate on improving artistic freedom in Europe #FreeEuropeArt #postkodeffekten

Freemuse thanks Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture @EU_Commission & @actforculture for a fruitful meeting discussing the Work Plan for Culture 2019-2022. Exciting initiatives in the pipeline #FreeEuropeArt #postkodeffekten #projectforchange

Read the statement from #novelist @kamilashamsie in response to having the Nelly Sachs prize rescinded. The prize awards novelists for promoting “tolerance and reconciliation”. Artists should always be free to express themselves without fear of punishment. #books #artisnocrime https://t.co/H6pDI2CUfj

Various lawyers have called for #actorandsinger #MohamedRamadan to be banned from performing after his concert in #Egypt.
The complaint relates to Ramadan performing in a "see-through shirt", shorts and a vest while dancing provocatively.
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Lawyers Call for Musicians Syndicate to Ban Mohamed Ramadan From Performing

A couple of days following Egyptian actor and singer Mohamed Ramadan’s controversial concert in Egypt’s North coast, various lawyers have ...

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Finnish #EUpresidency @EU2019FI presented their priorities with #minister of science & culture @KosonenHanna during the @EPCulture. #Freemuse supports @EU2019FI & the MEPs in committing to the 2019-22 Work Plan mentioning #artisticfreedom. #postkodeffekten #projectforchange

.@CIVICUSalliance interview with Srirak Plipat, Executive Director of @Freemuse98 , the main international civil society organisation advocating for and defending the freedom of expression of #artists about the state of artistic expression https://t.co/wl2rHdeK91

From @Freemuse98, sign the petition to release the Myanmar performance troupe 'Daung Doh Myo Sat' (Peacock Generation).

Members of the group have been imprisoned in Insein Prison for a performance in which they donned military dress.

Further info here:

Sign the petition to release Peacock Generation from prison

Members of the Myanmar thangyat troupe Daung Doh Myo Sat (Peacock Generation) have been imprisoned for a performance in which they donned military dre...

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We've now made it easier for #artists at risk to get the right help. Our new form will be the direct line for #assistance and the quickest way to get in touch regarding your situation.

#freemuse #artistsatrisk #freeart #freedomofexpression

Artist Assistance - Freemuse

Please fill out the encrypted and secure form if you are an artist at risk through threats, attacks, imprisonments, or exile and require assistance. W...

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