Artists increasingly enjoy freedom to express themselves. But even today some put themselves in peril if they advocate for freedom of expression. Here is a look back at the history of this ongoing struggle.
Freedom of art matters a lot to most Germans - so much so that it is protected by law. But even in Germany's democracy and with its liberal outlook, there are certain legal and moral limitations to artistic expression. (02.01.2016)
One year ago, the office of the French satirical publication "Charlie Hebdo" became the target of a terrorist attack. Solidarity is felt around the globe. The attack sparks a renewed debate over freedom of expression. (02.01.2016)
Ever since "The Satanic Verses" was published in 1988, Salman Rushdie's life has been under threat from religious fanatics. In the wake of the Paris attacks, he talks about freedom of speech and the fight against IS. (02.01.2016)
Impeccable morals, always in the service of the party: That's what the People's Republic expects of its performing artists. China has issued new guidelines.
Writer, journalist, feminist - and tireless networker: During the coronavirus lockdown, Zukiswa Wanner co-founded an online literature festival based in Nairobi, showing how she’s both a global citizen and role model for an entire generation.
She combines psychedelic surf rock with Turkish folk music, and doesn't hold back when it comes to the problems that women face in her country. Musician Gaye Su Akyol is one of the most exciting voices coming from Turkey.
He co-founded an artist group in the 50s to mark a new beginning after the Nazi era. His influence remains today.
Women from Eastern Europe and Latin America are sexy and love to date, a search through Google Images implies. A DW analysis reveals how the search engine propagates sexist cliches.
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