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1st Freemuse World Conference on music and censorship

30 November 1998

The 1st Freemuse World Conference on Music and Censorship was held in Copenhagen, Denmark, in November 1998. Among the participants were musicians, reseachers, human rights activists and journalists from all over the world.

The conference was covered extensively by international medias.

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Political Correctness: A Letter From Maalouma

Nina Crowley: The Marilyn Manson Saga

Hans Skaarup: Censorship on music during the German occupation

Martin Cloonan: Britain at War

Svanibor Pettan: Music and Censorship in ex-Yugoslavia

Naim Majrouh: The talibans have banned all music in Afghanistan

Bashar Shammout: The Situation for Musicians in the Arab World

Peter Verney: Sudan – Can’t dance / Won’t dance?

Miguel Angel Estrella: Culture and the development of a lasting freedom

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