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Germany/Netherlands: Faroese metal band shows cancelled over whaling

29 September 2016

Viking heavy metal band, Týr, from the Faroe Islands, have had at least six concerts of their 17-date November European tour supporting Norwegian metal band Sirenia cancelled over lead singer Heri Joensen’s participation in the Faroese practice of whaling. According to heavy metal news site MetalTalk.net on 30 August 2016, …

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Artist Alert: December 2013 and January 2014 | Article 19

14 February 2014

Newsletter from Article 19, published on article19.org on 12 February 2014: Art, in any form, constitutes a key medium through which information and ideas are imparted and received. Artist Alert, launched by ARTICLE 19 in 2008, highlights cases of artists around the world whose right to freedom of expression has …

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Music Freedom Day in Den Haag on 3 and 4 March 2010

5 March 2010

Music Freedom Day in The Hague,city of international law The organisation Music Force marked Music Freedom Day in the Netherlands on 3 March 2010. Among the supporters of the Music Freedom Day events in The Hague was the city’s municipality, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Fonds 1818. The …

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The Netherlands: Jeroen de Kloet

6 December 2006

  Jeroen de Kloet has done extensive field research in Beijing about its local music cultures. He teaches at the department of Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam. In this interview he speaks about the present situation concerning music censorship in China – as it appeared by the end …

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