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.
Read the speeches (98 pages)
Read some of the speeches on freemuse.org
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