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Luca Jahier from the European Economic and Social Committee answering questions addressed to him during the Live Online Debate organised by the Culture Action Europe.
Access the discussion through the link jammart.eu/

Freemuse is a discussion activator in the debate as a part of the project focused on the artistic expression in Europe conducted with Svenska Postkodstiftelsen.

#projectforchange #postkodeffekten
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Luca Jahier from the European Economic and Social Committee answering questions addressed to him during the Live Online Debate organised by the Culture Action Europe. 
Access the discussion through the link https://jammart.eu/

Freemuse is a discussion activator in the debate as a part of the project focused on the artistic expression in Europe conducted with Svenska Postkodstiftelsen.
 
#projectforchange #postkodeffekten

1 week ago

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The dissolution of Moroccan-based human rights and culture organisation Racines - جذور has just been confirmed by the Court of Appeal in Casablanca.

Freemuse stands with Racines and its important work in engaging in cultural events and stimulating and initiating dialogues, as well as acting as a beacon for freedom of expression in the country.

We call on the authorities in Morocco to immediately reverse the decision.
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1 week ago

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Award-winning Sinhala novelist Shakthika Sathkumara was arrested on 1 April 2019 and placed on bail until 9 April 2019 by a magistrate in Polgahawela, Sri Lanka. He was charged with inciting "religious hatred" in his short story, which contained indirect references to homosexuality among the Buddhist clergy. 🔴

The novelist published his fiction short story Ardha (Partial) on Facebook and in local Sinhalese language publications.

Sri Lanka continues to legally prohibit same-sex relationships under an 1883 colonial-era law.
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Award-winning Sinhala novelist Shakthika Sathkumara was arrested on 1 April 2019 and placed on bail until 9 April 2019 by a magistrate in Polgahawela, Sri Lanka. He was charged with inciting religious hatred in his short story, which contained indirect references to homosexuality among the Buddhist clergy. 🔴

The novelist published his fiction short story Ardha (Partial) on Facebook and in local Sinhalese language publications. 

Sri Lanka continues to legally prohibit same-sex relationships under an 1883 colonial-era law.
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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 https://t.co/5tWaGZcCGs

#projectforchange #postkodeffekten

#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.

Yet another lawsuit has been filed against musician Ferhat Tunç @ferhatttunc, this time for insulting then PM Binali Yıldırım in 2016. Tunç is know on trial in five different cases @Freemuse98

Freemuse 2018 raporu yayınlandı. Raporda, Türkiye sanatsal ifade özgürlüğünün en çok ihlal edildiği, sanatçıların yargılandığı, gözaltına alındığı, hapis cezasına çarptırıldığı ve sansürlendiği ülke olarak ilk sıralarda yer alıyor. @Freemuse98 https://t.co/Y5eagoCwLC

An annual report by the organization @Freemuse98 shows that 157 artists were either imprisoned or detained in 29 countries in 2018, with #Turkey being one of the worst offenders. #artists #freedom #FreedomOfSpeech #artfreedowm

@artnet highlights @Freemuse98’s new report on artistic freedom that documents cases of censorship from around the world. Read more here: https://t.co/r2VknwAzmw
#FreeSpeech #ArtIsNotACrime

The #Russian theatre director #KirillSerebrennikov has been released from house arrest after 20 months of #detention. Serebrennikov remains accused of defrauding the Russian state but continues to affirm his innocence.
Read more here ➡️ https://t.co/HqZBGcGnuy

A step backwards for worldwide #artisticfreedom | One report blames supposed #anti-terrorism laws via @Freemuse98
—> https://t.co/7ejMo5dacQ

.@Freemuse98's report examines 673 violations of artistic freedom across 80 countries. Here's what they found: https://t.co/2U9DudpBGL

"Governments fear the power of artists' voices. A new report from @Freemuse98 investigates the complex challenges of upholding artistic freedom: https://t.co/2U9DudHcyj

Artist Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara has been arrested. Another example that the Cuban government has no plans to respect independent artistic voices today or any day,even with the Havana Bienal around the corner.

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“Luis Manuel Otero Alcantara has been arrested. Welcome to the Havana Bienal. https://t.co/YivBn0Sr9l”

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On 26 March 2019 #Freemuse hosted the launch of the new #report 'The State of Artistic Freedom 2019: Whose Narratives Count?' at @FrittOrd.
The Expert and Artist Discussion on #ArtisticFreedom from the #launch is now available to watch online here ➡️

The State of Artistic Freedom 2019 – Panel Debate

Participants in the Expert and Artist Discussion on Artistic Freedom: • Hanan Benammar, Artist, Ways of Seeing • John Peder Egenæs, Direc...

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On Tuesday 26 March 2019 #Freemuse hosted the #launch of the new #report 'The State of Artistic Freedom 2019: Whose Narratives Count?' at @FrittOrd.
Freemuse #ExecutiveDirector Srirak Plipat presented #keyfindings of the report during his speech.

The State of Artistic Freedom 2019 – Key Findings

About the event: On Tuesday 26 March 2019 Freemuse and The Fritt Ord Foundation hosted the launch of the new report ”The State of Artistic Freed...

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Freemuse is excited to introduce a new project on #DefendingArtisticExpression in #Europe. 🎉

The project will be conducted with the support of #SvenskaPostkodstiftelsen .

Read more about the project here ➡️ https://t.co/Xc7NCVlaHx

#postkodeffekten #projectforchange

On 26 March 2019 #Freemuse hosted the launch of the new #report 'The State of Artistic Freedom 2019: Whose Narratives Count?' at @FrittOrd.
Watch Introductory Remarks from the launch ion #Oslo, #Norway here ➡️

The State of Artistic Freedom 2019 – Introductory Remarks

Welcome/Introductory Remarks by: • Knut Olav Åmås, Executive Director, The Fritt Ord Foundation • Marianne Hagen, State Secretary, Nor...

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#CulturalRights mandate has sent >120 communications about alleged violations; States&other actors should review communications received & ensure they have fully investigated allegations, taken measures 2halt violations &hold perpetrators accountable https://t.co/7MCaG3597P 8/10

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