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Sabina England Appeals to Jello Biafra

Update: Jello Biafra canceled.
AAA Member Sabina England presents her appeal to Jello Biafra, as his band has booked a show in apartheid Israel for July 2nd. Joining PACBI and Punks Against Apartheid in this campaign, AAA has also sent an unpublished appeal to the Green Party member regarding the Palestinian call for cultural boycott.

William Nassar Protesting Concert May 15th

May 15th is the day of commemoration of the Nakba of 1948.  Nakba means “Catastrophe” in Arabic. It refers to the destruction of Palestinian society in 1948 when more than 700,000 Palestinians fled or were forced into exile by Israeli troops. Because the Palestinians were not Jewish, their presence and predominant ownership of the land [...]

May 9, 2011 • Posted in: Musicians • 2 Comments

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 [...]