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Public Enemy

2 January 2000

Freemuse receives funding from Postkodlotteriet, Sweden Sigrid Rausing Trust Safemuse, Norway Roskilde Festival Charity Society, Denmark Björn Afzelius International Culture Foundation Freemuse has previously received funding and donations from: Sweden’s Special Initiative for Democratisation and Freedom of Expression Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Fritt …

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Freemuse en francais

2 January 2000

Bienvenue sur la section française de notre site web Introduction: Daniel Brown – membre du Comité Executif de Freemuse. Durée: 1:07       Ci-dessous vous trouvez des textes concernant le travail de Freemuse: Présentation de Freemuse Qu’est-ce que c’est la censure musicale? La musique – un Droit de l’Homme …

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Falak

2 January 2000

Pakistan: Music video about 9/11 censored The Pakistani-Canadian rock group Falak has been blacklisted on MTV Pakistan. Their song ‘Yadein II’ is deemed too controversial because of its 9/11 images 21 February 2007

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Afghanistan

2 January 2000

Sorted according to date:   Norway/UK: “My first love was always music” Interview with Deeyah and video clip of the session ‘STOP THIS FILTH: ARTISTS UNDER THREATS’ at the conference ‘All that is Banned is desired’. 14 December 2012   Afghanistan: Religious leaders stopped ‘immoral’ eid celebration concert An eid …

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Knowledge base

2 January 2000

KNOWLEDGE BASE | Articles | Speeches | Radio programmes |   | Music albums | Books | Films | Video clips |   | Freemusepedia – ‘open source encyclopedia’ and timeline  | The ‘Knowledge Base’ is a kind of ‘Study Room’ where you can find links to Freemuse’s in-depth articles and radio programmes, lists of and references to useful publications and research material about music censorship — recommended reading, listening and …

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Dixie Chicks

2 January 2000

DIXIE CHICKS     USA: Dixie Chicks’ triumph over censorship: Five Grammys It was a victory over censorship and death threats when Dixie Chicks ‘swept’ the most prestigious honours in the global music calendar, the Grammy Awards 12 February 2007   USA: Documentary film about Dixie Chicks: ‘Shut up & …

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Paul McCartney

2 January 2000

PAUL MCCARTNEY Russian politicians: no McCartney in Red Square A large group of Russian MPs is trying to ban a concert by Paul McCartney in Red Square 23 May 2003   Israel: British musician defied death threats by militants Paul McCartney defied death threats by religious militants in the Middle …

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War

2 January 2000

WAR Kitwana, Bakari The rap on gangsta rap. Thirld World Press, Chicago. 1994, ISBN 0-88378-175-1

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Self-censorship

2 January 2000

SELF-CENSORSHIP Kagie, Rudie De Verboden Saxofoon. Over Muziek & Censuur De Prom, Amsterdam 2000, ISBN 90 6801 653 9

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Religion

2 January 2000

Most frequently requested article on this topic The burning music question in Islam About religious music prohibition: Is music allowed or is it not allowed in Islam? Can we get a straight answer? Owen, Ursula (ed) The Book of Banned Music. Special issue of INDEX on CENSORSHIP, 6/1998: Writers and …

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