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Grammo Suspect launches new album: SEXY

Artists at Risk (AR) extends our congratulations to AR-Resident Grammo Suspect – Rainbow Ambassador Kenya on the release of her third album, SEXY. The album features 10 tracks on the topic of love and romance. This album was inspired by … Continue reading

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Pussy Riot member Maria (Masha) Alyokhina sentenced by Moscow district court

MOSCOW. Today Maria (Masha) Alyokhina, a key figure in the world-renowned feminist protest art collective Pussy Riot and a member of Artists at Risk (AR)’s International Advisory Board was sentenced to one year of “restricted freedom” by the Moscow district … Continue reading

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PRESS: THE RAINBOW AMBASSADOR, KENYA

Source: Bold Network Africa Press text (Q) Who are you? My name is Grace Wambui Munene and I go by the stage title, Grammo Suspect- Rainbow Ambassador Kenya aka Mtetezi wa RAIA*. Most people ask what my long stage name … Continue reading

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Press Release: Premiere of Andrei Kureichik’s new documentary play, Voices of New Belarus, in Ukraine

Source: Andrei Kureichik Press text (translated from Russian to English) Dear friends, journalists, colleagues, let me share wonderful news with you. The premiere of Andrei Kureichik’s new documentary play Voices of New Belarus took place in the context  of the … Continue reading

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AR-Alumni Angela Aldebs stars in award-winning Finnish drama

AR-Alumni Angela Aldebs is one of the lead characters in the third season of the award-winning Finnish drama, Sekasin. In the show, Aldebs plays the role of Masumah, an Afghan refugee and one of the four young asylum seekers fleeing … Continue reading

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PRESS: Painajaisen paluu by Helsingin Sanomat

SOURCE: Helsingin Sanomat Jussi Lehmusvesi 26.8.2021 PRESS TEXT: Painajaisen paluu Afganistanilaistaiteilijoille Talebanin paluu valtaan on painajainen, jonka ei uskottu toistuvan. ”Koetan selviytyä päivä ja tunti kerrallaan”, HS:n tavoittama kuvataiteilija sanoo. TAIDE vai kuolema? Kysymys saattaa kuulostaa juhlalliselta, mutta se on täyttä … Continue reading

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Artists at Risk (AR) supports IRDORATH, Belarusian band arrested for performances at pro-democracy protests

The fantasy-folk band IRDORATH were among the 16 people brutally detained by unmarked soldiers with machine guns at a cottage near Minsk on August 2nd during a birthday party for the band’s frontwoman, Nadezha Kalach. The Belarusian Council for Culture … Continue reading

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Artists at Risk (AR) Calls Upon International Community to Ensure Safety of Afghan Artists and Human Rights Defenders

Foreign powers must urgently resettle vulnerable Afghans at risk of reprisals and repression at the hands of the Taliban. Gravely concerned by Afghanistan’s collapse in the face of the Taliban offensive and the hasty evacuation of Kabul by America and … Continue reading

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PRESS: Lukašenkan terrori yltää myös Suomeen by Helsingin Sanomat

SOURCE: Helsingin Sanomat Matilda Jokinen 7.8.2021 PRESS TEXT Lukašenkan terrori yltää myös Suomeen – Helsinkiin poliittista vainoa paennut käsi­kirjoittaja ilmoitti supolle tappo­uhkauksista Ennen vaino jäi Valko-Venäjän rajojen sisälle, mutta nyt Lukašenka yrittää hiljentää myös maasta poistuneet toisinajattelijat. Tämä on näkynyt … Continue reading

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AR-Resident Andrei Kureichik Receiving Direct Death Threats from Agents of Lukashenko Regime

Artists at Risk (AR) calls for heightened protection of all Belarusian dissidents Direct death threats have been received over the past days by Andrei Kureichik, the prominent Belarusian filmmaker, playwright and member of the Coordinating Council of Belarus (CCB) – … Continue reading

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