Drop charges against musician Ferhat Tunç in Turkey

27 September 2018

Ferhat Tunç is being prosecuted for his peaceful expression … again. Your actions are important and can make a difference in Ferhat’s life and the lives of others like him in Turkey. Stand in solidarity with these artists and demand that Turkey drop all the charges against Ferhat Tunç. Ferhat is now having to defend himself in an appeal of the recent ruling and two other pending cases against him. Together, the charges of all three amount to more than 13 years imprisonment.

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Turkey: The Freemuse Files on Censorship of the Arts

14 December 2016

For almost 20 years, Freemuse has documented violations on freedom of musical expressions and since 2012 also violations on other art forms in Turkey. ‘Turkey – The Freemuse Files’ is the first in a series of Freemuse compilations. The idea is to provide our readers, network partners and policy makers …

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CD: Listen to the banned

15 March 2010

Tiken Jah Fakoly about the new Freemuse CD album: ‘CD highlights artists who fight for justice’     The CD ‘Listen to the banned’ has been well received by broadcasters all over Europe. “Some broadcasters have mentioned that not only does the CD feature some important political songs but even …

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Speakers of the 3rd Freemuse World Conference

5 December 2006

| Start page | Media coverage | Programme | Photos | Video interviews | 3rd FREEMUSE WORLD CONFERENCE ON MUSIC AND CENSORSHIP   SPEAKERS AND MODERATORS Andy Fuller (Australia) Andy Fuller was born in 1977 in Melbourne, Australia. He completed his Master of Arts in 2004 at University of Melbourne. …

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Programme of the 3rd Freemuse World Conference

2 December 2006

| Start page | Media coverage | Speakers | Photos | Video interviews |   3rd Freemuse World Conference on Music and Censorship   CONFERENCE PROGRAMME Latest update on 16 November 2006  SATURDAY 25 NOV   10:00 – 10:30 — OPENING CEREMONY —   MUSICAL WELCOME Mahsa Vahdat & Marjan …

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Turkey: Ferhat Tunc

2 June 2000

The Kurdish-Turkish singer Ferhat Tunç was born in 1964 in Turkey’s most eastern region, Dersim. His songs in Kurdish language have been censored in Turkey, and he has been taken to court numerous times, which is documented in the more than 65 news stories and interviews listed below:   Turkey: …

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