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David Rovics – Osama Bin Laden is Dead

“Osama Bin Laden Is Dead” – written and performed by David Rovics
It was a commando operation of courage and skill
Navy Seal helicopters flew in for the kill
They had a firefight and they shot him in the head
Now the mastermind of terror, Bin Laden is dead
For all those who love freedom it’s a [...]

May 4, 2011 • Tags: , • Posted in: Musicians • 2 Comments

Australian AAA Concert Brisbane

Event Video, featuring the Phil Monsour Band:

Cultural Boycott Works in St. Louis

Universal Beatz is presenting U.S.-Mideast Hip-Hop exchange week in St. Louis Missouri with a slightly modified roster.  Israel’s official cultural ambassador was removed from the bill after a successful cultural boycott campaign by the St. Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee. [read more here]

April 10th-17th at Washington University in St. Louis

William Nassar Concert for Canada Boat To Gaza

Artists Against Apartheid member William Nassar appears on February 25th, 7:30PM at the Unitarian Church of Montreal.  For more information, visit:  www.canadaboatgaza.org

Dear Pete Seeger

August 31st, 2010
Dear Pete Seeger,
As artists and activists, we have long respected your work and commitment to freedom, justice and equality.  Thus, we were surprised to learn that you are scheduled to appear in the Arava Institute’s “With Earth and Each Other” program.
This event actually hinders activism for equal rights and [...]

Massive Attack On Apartheid

Massive Attack bandmember Robert Del Naja discusses why their band is boycotting Israel as a tour destination.
“We were asked to play Israel and we refused,” he says. “The question was asked: ‘If you don’t play there, how can you go there and change things?’ I said: ‘Listen, I can’t play in Israel when [...]

MC Lowkey Responds to Freedom Flotilla Killings

Lowkey is speaking at one of many demonstrations around the world condemning the killings of at least 9 human rights activists aboard the Turkish ship Mavi Marmara, one of six ships in the “Freedom Flotilla” aid convoy.  The names of those killed have not been released, and the surviving members of the flotilla were captured [...]

The Last Chance – Eight Songs on Israel/Palestine

Unapologetically challenging and provocative, The Last Chance is a new CD released from Fuse Records.  The collection weaves eight finely-crafted human stories around Israel/Palestine, with songs to move the mind and the heart.
The Song of Martin Fontasch/ Song of the Olive Tree (sung by Janet Russell)
The Last Chance/ They Said…/ Yafa! (lyrics by Mahmoud [...]

Greek Artist Yperastikoi Sets Sights for Gaza

Composed and Performed by Yperastikoi for the upcoming “Ship To Gaza” voyage from Greece.  The “Ship to Gaza” initiative is part of an international expedition of ships and passengers from many different countries, to sail to the Gaza Strip in spring 2010 carrying aid and supplies to the steadfast people of Palestine.  Gaza [...]

Tadamon Montreal Rally 500 Artists in Solidarity

Montreal, Canada – February 25th 2010.   Today, a broad spectrum of Montreal artists are standing in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for freedom and supporting the growing international campaign for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against the Israeli state. Last winter, the Israeli state launched a violent military assault on [...]