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Artists from oppressive regimes caution Western political complacency

Posted: Oct. 30, 2017 | Tags: Artists

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Photo by Samuel Northrop, IRW

Natalia Kaliada speaks about her role in the Belarus Free Theatre.

Most of the West enjoys freedom of expression and media, but several artists from oppressive countries warned an American audience not to take their freedom for granted at an event at the National Press Club on Oct. 28.

Dissidents from Russia, Syria, Iran and other countries said their fight for freedom of expression is inextricably linked to freedom of others around the world.

“Just exercise your freedoms while you have it,” Natalia Kaliada, co-artistic director of the Belarus Free Theatre, said. “Otherwise they will ...

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