On Friday, Vladimir Putin met with artists and cultural figures at a joint session of the Council for Culture and Art and the Council for the Russian Language in St.
The Rajabian brothers, Mehdi and Hossein, began a hunger strike on September 8, when officials denied Mehdi a medical furlough to receive treatment outside of Evin Prison in Tehran, Iran.
Help us step up our efforts to defend freedom of expression. Join Peter Gabriel, Johnny Depp, Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova, Edward Sharpe’s Alex Ebert, Tom Morello, Ana Tijoux.
The "Imprisoned for Art" campaign enlists Peter Gabriel, Johnny Depp, Pussy Riot's Nadya Tolokonnikova, Edward Sharpe's Alex Ebert, Tom Morello and Ana Tijoux to advocate on behalf of artists imprisoned
On November 5, 2016, Amir Tataloo was convicted of “spreading western immorality” and sentenced to 5 years in prison and 74 lashes. Despite his popularity, Tataloo has never been approved
All charges have been dropped against filmmakers Lindsey Grayzel and Carl Davis. On Friday November 4, in Skagit County, Washington the prosecuting attorney dismissed all charges which could have resulted
Indian rapper Sofia Ashraf, whose parody music video “Kodaikanal Won’t” went viral last year, has released a second video for the #UnileverPollutes campaign.
“For three years I’ve been sitting in a Russian prison. For those three years a war has been conducted against my country. The enemy is fighting like a coward, vilely,
Mehdi and Hossein Rajabian, two imprisoned Iranian artists, began a hunger strike on September 7 to protest prison conditions. Authorities imprisoned the brothers in June for distributing music free from
Thai student actor and activist Pornthip Munkong was granted a royal pardon over the weekend after spending a year and a half behind bars for a satirical play she produced
Among the many protests occurring around the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, photographer Spencer Tunick gathered 100 women for a nude project in a nearby riverside field despite the state’s nudity