Singapore / United Kingdom: Launch of award for repressed artists

18 June 2008

Article and ArtVenture are seeking to “find light in darkness and courage in truth” with a newly established 100,000 US dollars Freedom to Create Prize. The prize honours artists around the world who promote human rights and free expression and are denied their freedom to create. The inaugural prize has …

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Singapore upholds Janet Jackson ban

5 June 2001

Singapore upholds Janet Jackson ban Officials in Singapore have thrown out an appeal against a ban on Janet Jackson’s album, ‘All For You’. The Publications Appeal Committee, a panel of academics and professionals, decided that the lyrics of the album, particularly one song, Would You Mind, were “not acceptable to …

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