Archive for the ‘Cutural Boycott’ Category
Saturday February 23rd, 2013
Dear Alicia Keys,
As you may be aware, Palestinians seeking freedom, justice and equality are engaged in non-violent resistance to over 64 years of Israel’s apartheid, ethnic cleansing, and colonialism. A broad coalition of Palestinian civil society groups are leading the global campaign of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against apartheid Israel, [...]
This letter is issued in response to the announcement in Y-net News that Stevie Wonder is booked to perform at the annual gala of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) organization, Thursday, December 6, Los Angeles. FIDF is an institution complicit in maintaining Israeli apartheid. The performance has been cancelled.
November 28th, 2012
Dear Red Hot Chili Peppers,
As you may be aware, Palestinians seeking freedom, justice and equality are engaged in non-violent resistance to over 64 years of Israel’s apartheid, ethnic cleansing, and colonialism. A broad coalition of Palestinian civil society groups are leading the global campaign of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against apartheid Israel, joined by [...]
Never Before Campaign
MF Doom: Please heed the call from our Palestinian colleages to boycott Israeli cultural institutions and cancel your upcoming performance. Many hip-hop artists have been outspoken regarding the struggle for Palestinian human rights. We hope you can strengthen alliances with these and others in the growing international movement against Israeli apartheid.
“You’re performing 30 minutes [...]
Boycott The Creative Community for Peace
Artists Against Apartheid calls on allies to boycott the Creative Community for Peace (CCFP), which is in fact a complicit propaganda institution seeking to normalize Israeli apartheid and strongarm entertainers into its service. Fearing encroaching pressure from the Palestinian led global BDS movement, CCFP has mobilized to counteract the cultural [...]
UPDATE from Friends of Freedom Theatre: “We are relieved to report to you that as of this moment, all persons associated with The Freedom Theatre in Jenin have now been freed from detention. As you may remember, two middle-of-the night raids by the Israeli military on the Theatre in July and [...]
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.
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
Artists Against Apartheid welcomes the withdrawal of participation of the following filmmakers from the Other Israel Film Festival and its Brooklyn Palestinian Spotlight:
As elegantly stated by The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), the Other Israel Film Festival (OIFF) currently finds itself in much closer alignment with [...]