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September 11

2 January 2000

“They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759Freedom of expression has been in focus following the September 11th attacks on the United States. All material in this section focus on the aftermath of the …

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Corporate censorship

2 January 2000

Davidson, Sandra & Winfield, Betty Houchin (ed) Bleep!: Censoring Rock and Rap Music. Contributions to the Study of Popular Culture, No 68, Greenwood Publishing Group, 1999, ISBN: 0313307059

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Richard Wagner

2 January 2000

Barenboim plays wagner in Jerusalem Famous conductor causes great turmoil by playing Wagner encore at national festival 09 July 2001   Israel: The Current Wave of the Wagner Debate The “pro and contra Wagner” debate in Israel is multifaceted and charged with much emotion. Article 20 May 2001

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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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Music albums

1 January 2000

DISCOGRAPHY A list of music albums relating to music censorship Last update    By album title, alphabetical: Iranian Underground Compiled by Bar-Ax and Tehran Avenue. 14 tracks with infosheet on page 25 in magazine. Published by the magazine Songlines no 67, April-May 2010. United Kingdom 2010.     Read more… Listen to the banned …

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Press Room Archive

1 January 2000

PRESS ROOM ARCHIVE     hi-res press photos   Graphics for web   Press releases   Media coverage of Freemuse   Music Freedom Day: 3 March 2010 3 March 2010 was Music Freedom Day where radio and tv broadcasters as well as musicians world-wide focused on music censorship Press release in A4 …

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– The World Forum on Music and Censorship

1 January 2000

  Nigeria: Kuti’s nightclub in Lagos closed by authorities Zimbabwe: Duo charged of insulting the president: one year in hiding Chile: Ex-soldier confessed to shooting singer Victor Jara In support of musicians on the world’s frontlines “Freemuse is waging a vital war in support of musicians on theworld’s frontlines who …

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TÜRKÇE

1 January 2000

Hoşgeldiniz freemuse.org ve Türkçe dil bölümüne   Müzik sansürü. Antik Yunan döneminden beri varolageldi. Eflatun “iyi” ve “kötü” Müziği ayirarak, ““kötü” olanin – halk “iyi hayat” tan saptirma potansiyeline sahip olduğu için- denetlenmesi veya yasaklanmasini ötnerdi. Bugü ise müsiğe uygulanan sansür daha karmaşik. Müziğin aktif sansürcüleri hürkümetleri, dinler, eğitim sistemleri, …

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