Rising traditionalism, conservatism, and populism have resulted in major discrimination against women and the LGBTQIA+ artistic community.
The Freemuse annual report is a potent reminder that artistic freedom is in constant need of monitoring.
Art Under Threat, an annual report released by Freemuse, charts incidents of censorship, violence, and persecution against artists around the world.
ISIS’s November 13 massacre at an Eagles of Death Metal concert in Paris’ Bataclan theater, which left 89 people dead and 99 more critically injured, was part of one of the worst terrorist attacks in French history.
There have been 237 confirmed violations against artistic freedom around the world in 2014, according to a new report by FreeMuse.