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Communiqué de Presse- Des artistes et des créateurs afghans désespérés lancent un appel aux dirigeants mondiaux pour les sauver de la persécution des talibans

Communiqué de presse le 6 décembre 2021 Des artistes et des créateurs afghans désespérés lancent un appel aux dirigeants mondiaux pour les sauver de la persécution des talibans Artists at Risk (AR) s’est vu confier une lettre désespérée et puissante … Continue reading

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Russian “Memorial” and Masha Alekhina – AR stands in Solidarity

Artists at Risk (AR) is deeply concerned about the Russian authorities’ draconian moves to shut down two of the country’s most important human rights organisations: International Memorial (Международный Мемориал ) and the Memorial Human Rights Centre (Правозащитный Центр “Мемориал”) The … Continue reading

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AR-Resident Roma Durov

Roma Durov, otherwise known as 9cyka, is a visual artist. Durov works closely with Pussy Riot, having designed clothes for and produced paintings with the group. In 2021, Durov was caught up in the wider, ongoing crackdown against the punk-feminist … Continue reading

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AR-Resident Veronika (Nika) Nikulshina

Veronika “Nika” Nikulshina is a multidisciplinary artist and human rights defender from Russia. She is known for her work as a performance artist and as a prominent member of Pussy Riot. Her work with the punk feminist group has made … 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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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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IA-Resident Samaneh Roghani

Samaneh Roghani (1984) is a multi-disciplinary Iranian artist based in Malmö, Sweden. She has a Bachelor of Photography from Azad University, Tehran, as well as a BFA and MFA from Malmö Art Academy. She is currently an IA-Resident at the … Continue reading

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Joint NGO Statement: States break silence to condemn Egypt’s abuses at UN rights body

AR joins international NGOs and Finnish-led coalition of states in condemning systematic human rights violations in Egypt March 12, 2021 Earlier today, the Finnish Ambassador to the UN in Geneva delivered a joint statement on behalf of 31 countries urging … Continue reading

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PRESS: REPRESSIÓ Marita Muukkonen i Ivor Stodolsky, codirectores d’Artistes en Risc “Els creadors han de poder presentar obres controvertides sense que els tribunals els amenacin”, in Directa

Source: Directa.cat ENGLISH interview questions Please also use your favourite auto-translate tool to also read original text as published in Catalan below, which includes the story of Lisa Fittko’s work in the Resistance Movement against Nazism in the Second World … Continue reading

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#RISKANDREBELLION PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED!

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE PROGRAMME! Click here to find information about each participant. Watch the full 7-hour #RiskandRebellion Symposium and Concert on YouTube! The #RiskandRebellion programme is out. Check it for details of each CHAPTER, participant and/or musical, activist or … Continue reading

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