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UNPO: Oromo: Charge of Seven Artists with Terrorism further Threatens Freedom of Expression in Ethiopia

Oromo: Charge of Seven Artists with Terrorism further Threatens Freedom of Expression in Ethiopia

Photo courtesy of Seenaa Solomoon in ‘Ramacii Rincice’

The arrest and charge of seven artists in Ethiopia with terrorism in June 2017 constitutes yet another example of the Ethiopian government’s disregard for freedom of expression. 485 more words

Africa

Dying for a Song

In this recently broadcast radio programme, BBC Radio 4 speaks to musicians from across the globe who have been persecuted for their art. Some have risked being banned or exiled from their communities for speaking out against perceived injustices and corruption; others are being tortured, imprisoned and even killed. 344 more words

Music Discourse