Israel / Palestine: Kamilya Jubran

30 October 2006

Kamilya Jubran is born in Akka in Israel to Palestinian parents who are from a northern Palestinian village in Al-Jaleel. From 1982 to 2002, Kamilya was lead song performer of the orchestra Sabreen which was a voice of resistance for the Palestinians. In 2002 she began touring with her solo show.   …

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Freemuse report on censorship in post 9/11 USA

13 February 2006

Eric Nuzum ’Singing in the Echo Chamber’ Music censorship in the U.S. after September 11 Freemuse, Copenhagen, 2005 ISSN 1601-2127     Soon after the 9/11 attacks, the discussion concerning the long-term impact on free expression and personal privacy became heated and intense. Musicians have participated (directly and indirectly) in …

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25 May 2004

Edited by Marie Korpe (Executive Director, Freemuse), published by Zed Books, London. Publication date: 18 May 2004. CD included.Shoot the Singer! Music Censorship Today was presented on 18 May 2004 at a combined book launch and one-day seminar on music censorship at SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), University …

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Denmark: Censorship on music during the German occupation

1 January 2001

Speech by Mr. Hans Skaarup, at the 1st Freemuse World conference in 1998 Imagine a young person in a music quiz in the radio or on TV. The question is: “Has the German composer Mendelssohn ever been prohibited in The Danish National Radio?”. You can imagine the answer: “No, of …

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