Music Freedom Day 2015 reports and media coverage

#MusicFreedomDay 2015 Music Freedom Day was celebrated on March 3. In 2015 events were held around the world including #Barcelona #Bologna #Casablanca #Dakar #Harare #Harstad #Peshawar #NewYork #Oslo. Here are some highlights: www.storify.com/Free_Muse/musicfreedomday-2015 Canada CBC posted three articles from 2014 on cbcmusic.ca and talked about it on their national shows on 3 March: » The Music […]

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Photos and media coverage

IFEX’s newsletter ‘In Context’ featured Music Freedom Day with the following stories — and a game.   On the issues: Censorship The day the music died in Mali Based on a Freemuse report written by Andy Morgan An overview by Freemuse of how music and musicians in Mali fared after a religious ban on music […]

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Media coverage 2012

Article about Music Freedom Day in Peshawar The Egyptian satelite channel CBC’s reportage about the event Musiki Cameroun – 5 March 2012: ‘Music Freedom Day dans l’intimité’ The KhyberWatch – 3 March 2012: ‘World Freedom Music Day observed in Peshawar’ AMN tv – 3 March 2012: ‘Sher Alam Shinwari speaks to senior folk singer Akbar Hussain […]

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Media coverage 2011

GLOBAL Reuters: ‘Music Freedom Day salutes Arab demonstrators’ http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/03/03/uk-music-censorship-idUSLNE72206420110303 af.reuters.com/article/cameroonNews/idAFLDE7211GN20110303 Reuters article printed in other countries : Brunei/Pakistan/South Africa etc. see below http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pdwyVqsknU http://www.voanews.com/english/news/africa/central/Jailed-Cameroonian-Musician-Fights-for-Freedom-of-Musical-Expression-117398078.html http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20110303/music_nm/us_censorship_mideast http://www.somalipress.com/news/2011-mar-04/jailed-cameroonian-musician-fights-freedom-expression.html CANADA http://www.cbc.ca/radio2/r2morning/2011/03/03/the-music-of-music-freedom-day/ http://www.cbc.ca/dispatches/2010season/2011/03/02/march-36-2012-dispatches—tunis—london—orestiada-greece—riyadh—cameroon—detroit/ CAMEROON http://www.oncameroon.com/rim/en/full?a=Lapiro-de-Mbanga–continue-to-fight-for-Freedom-of-Expression&story_id=1348&cat=inside_cameroon DENMARK http://www.modkraft.dk/nyheder/article/music-freedom-day-2011-musik-kan http://jiyan.dk/2011/03/ahmet-kaya-mindet-af-danske-kurdere http://www.dr.dk/P2/Artikler/2011/03/04124739.htm EGYPT http://www.almasryalyoum.com/en/node/337947 FRANCE http://www.mondomix.com/fr/tag/birmanie INDIA http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report_music-freedom-day-salutes-arab-demonstrators_1514979 http://www.mid-day.com/specials/2011/mar/060311-exiled-singers-tiken-jah-fakoly-freemuse.htm ITALY www.radio.hibridonet.com NETHERLANDS http://www.salto.nl/streamplayer/ondemand_stads.asp?d=01&m=03&y=11&t=1600 PAKISTAN http://www.dawn.com/2011/03/03/music-freedom-day-salutes-arab-demonstrators.html arzepakistan.com/showthread.php?86884-Shallum-Xavier-Shows-Support-to-Music-Freedom-Day-2011 SERBIA rex.b92.net/en/Recommendations/story/2417/Music+Freedom+DayGRUBB+in+concert+in+REX!.html SWEDEN http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=1012&artikel=4379663 http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=1012&artikel=4381133 http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=2422&artikel=4380173 http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=1012&artikel=4381570 […]

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