ACAR has met artists from Myanmar and Thailand

from: Free Arts Facebook site

On April 1st  members of ACAR had the chance to talk online with artists from Thailand and Myanmar about the alarming situation for the arts and the freedom of expression in both countries. The situation in Myanmar under military dictatorship, with disappearance of artists and the dissolution of public cultural live goes along with rising of protests in Thailand and massive attacks against artists, namely theatre artists with rising number of victims – arrested or killed.  Thai theatre artists have started a call for solidarity with theatre artists in Myanmar, passed to the Myanmar embassy. 

ACAR will follow the situation and has offered support via the ITI network and other connected initiatives.

Sources: Free Arts Movement (Thailand), Daily News (Thailand)