Daily Sun reports that Tibetan singer Lhundrub Drakpa has been arbitrarily held in detention for over a year. He was arrested only two months after the release of his song ‘Black Hat’. Now Chinese authorities have sentenced Lhundrub to 6 years in prison for criticizing China’s policies in Tibet with his song.
Our colleagues in Freemusereport that in 2019 they witnessed “a clampdown on artists and other citizens who questioned Beijing’s dominant celebratory narrative”.
According to their online statement, the Oslo World Festival is about bringing the Norwegian capital to the world and the world to Oslo. Our colleagues at Freemuse will hold an interesting online session tomorrow, Monday the 26th of October:
“Join us tomorrow for Freemuse session at 12:00 CET during the Oslo World ❗
Together with musician Ferhat Tunç Offıcial, Jan Lothe Eriksen from Safemuse and Freemuse Advocacy and Campaigns Officer Paige Collings we will talk about digital censorship and artivism online.
Participate online for free! The link for online access will be available here on Monday ➡️ https://bit.ly/3dTceWT