The International Committee for Artists’ Freedom (ICAF) has taken up the cause of artists from many countries around the world facing hardship, censorship, exile, persecution, imprisonment, torture or even death. Each case is assessed individually, impartially and apolitically and all decisions are based purely on professional and humanitarian considerations.
Artists continue to face censorship, enforced exile, persecution and hardship and as long as this continues, so will the efforts of the ICAF to help them. ICAF works closely with the International Performers' Aid Trust (IPAT), which is a fully established charity, to which it refers many requests for ongoing financial aid for people working in the performing arts. ICAF also liaises with the International Federation of Actors (FIA), Amnesty International and other organisations and aim to respond quickly and effectively whenever the need arises.