After speaking on AlJazeera, Shahidul Alam was arrested under section 57 of the International Communication and Technology Act for reputedly spreading anti-government propaganda.
Activists in Russia are protesting the recent order by Russian authorities to destroy a digital print by the art collective Rodina.
The poem, titled “Resist, my people, resist them,” landed the poet in trouble with Israeli authorities.
Twelve artists who created murals at the behest of nonprofit Paint Memphis, Inc. are suing the city for buffing five of the murals and threatening to erase three more.
The work features 24 photo portraits of people who have recently been imprisoned in Spain.
From a show of queer art shut down in Brazil to a painting removed from an art fair in the United Arab Emirates, cultural censorship was rampant this year.
A petition calling on the Met to remove a painting by Balthus from its walls for its troublingly sexualized depiction of a young girl has gained over 8,000 signatures.
The curator of an exhibition on queer art, which was subsequently shut down, is being investigated by the senate for harming children with art.
On Sunday, Santander Cultural unilaterally shut down Queermuseum after conservative critics accused it of promoting blasphemy and pedophilia.
Presuming that calls for censorship and destruction constitute a legitimate response to perceived injustice leads us down a very dark path.
After the office of President Erdoğan condemned the cartoon, the publisher of Gırgır closed the magazine and threatened to file criminal complaints against staffers.
Representative William Lacy Clay claims the removal of a painting by one of his constituents was an act of censorship that violates the 1st Amendment.