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What Drove Violations

8 February 2017

ART UNDER THREAT IN 2016: WHAT DROVE VIOLATIONS The following section of the Art under Threat in 2016 report explores the issues and tendencies that drove governments and other groups to limit artistic expression. TABLE OF CONTENTS * Click on the following titles to be taken to that part of …

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Russia

8 February 2017

ART UNDER THREAT IN 2016: RUSSIA SERIOUS VIOLATIONS: 10 ACTS OF CENSORSHIP: 16 Religious orthodoxy and political nationalism, under the guise of morality and protectionism, continued to be the main motivations behind attacks on artistic freedom in Russia in 2016. While Russia has moved from the third country with the …

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Turkey

8 February 2017

ART UNDER THREAT IN 2016: TURKEY SERIOUS VIOLATIONS: 23 ACTS OF CENSORSHIP: 13 2016 was a year when the situation for freedom of expression in Turkey went from bad to worse. The attempted coup against President Erdoğan on 15 July 2016 and the following State of Emergency led to a …

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