Freemuse stands in solidarity with artists and cultural actors in Afghanistan

8 September 2021

Artwork by Shamsia Hassani. Licensed: CC BY-SA 4.0. On 15 August 2021, the Taliban took control of Afghanistan and occupied the Presidential Palace in the Afghan capital of Kabul. Four days later, they declared the creation of the ‘Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’.   In the wake of this change of the political regime, members of the …

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In solidarity with artists and cultural actors in Myanmar

19 April 2021

On 1 February 2021, Myanmar military forces, also known as Tatmadaw, declared a state of emergency and seized power in Myanmar through a coup d’état. They detained elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and members of the National League for Democracy, and handed all executive, judicial and legislative powers to …

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