By: Daniel McElroy Earlier this month, a Turkish criminal court sentenced Zehra Doğan to 2 years, 9 months, and 22 days in prison because she produced a painting based on
Renowned author and linguist Noam Chomsky has joined The Voice Project’s campaign calling for the release of Sedat Laçiner. Mr. Laçiner is one of many academics, judges, lawyers, journalists and teachers
Many Americans have spent the past several months watching and reacting to the nascent Trump administration—and mobilizing in resistance to measures such as the Muslim ban, mass deportations, and an
Tibetan Musician Achok Phulshung, one of the artists featured in The Voice Project's Free The Artists of Tibet campaign, was released from prison on Thursday after serving a 4 year
Ahmed Naji was released from Boulaq Abul-Ela police station in Downtown Cairo on Thursday. The court of cassation, Egypt's highest appeals court, has suspended his sentence pending a final verdict
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