Art under Threat

Freemuse released today its new report on artistic freedom violations in 2016. The number of cases registered in 2016 more than doubled the amount in 2015, increasing by 119%, rising from 469 attacks. Of those more than one thousand cases, Freemuse documented 188 total serious violations of artistic freedom and 840 acts of censorship. Iran tops the list of countries, followed by Turkey, Egypt, Nigeria, China and Russia.

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