Show on African homosexuality shut down after fundamentalist attack

Senegal exhibition, part of the Dak’Art Biennale, closed due to pressure from extremist Islamic groups

Published online: 05 June 2014

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Ai Weiwei hits back at alleged censorship using social media

The activist artist takes to Instagram and removes his work from a show in Beijing in protest

Published online: 02 June 2014

Artists and writers defy censorship in Egypt

Clampdown stepped up before this week's presidential elections

Published online: 28 May 2014

Turkish artists condemn Erdogan re-election

Artistic community expresses concern at censorship and crackdown on personal freedom

Published online: 21 April 2014

Swiss nudes too hot for China

Works by photography students in Lausanne censored in Shanghai

Published online: 16 April 2014

Turkish artists' fears grow after Erdogan's election victory

Court in Ankara overturns government's ban on Twitter

Published online: 04 April 2014


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