Archive for the ‘Cutural Boycott’ Category

Thank You Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill has cancelled her upcoming May 7th performance scheduled in apartheid Israel. She released a brief statement, and mentions that she is seeking new ways to connect with ALL of her fans in the region:
Dear Friends and Fans in Israel,
When deciding to play the region, my intention was to perform in both Tel Aviv [...]

Jerry Dammers Speaks About Artists Against Apartheid

http://www.wltx.com/video/3582853760001/1/INTERVIEW—Jerry-Dammers-on-his-recognition-Nelson-Mandela-Artists-Against-Apartheid-and-the-economy-at-the-Ivor-Novello-Awards-2014-at-The-Grosvenor-House-Hotel-on-May-22-2014-in-London-England
INTERVIEW – Jerry Dammers on his recognition, Nelson Mandela, Artists Against Apartheid and the economy at the Ivor Novello Awards 2014 at The Grosvenor House Hotel on May 22, 2014 in London, England.
INTERVIEW – Jerry Dammers on his recognition, Nelson Mandela, Artists Against Apartheid and the economy at the Ivor Novello Awards 2014 at The [...]

December 4, 2014 • Tags: , , • Posted in: Cutural Boycott • 4 Comments

Palestinian Arts Organizations Stand With PACBI and Against War Crimes

21/07/2014
Statement by Palestinian performing art organizations
17th July 2014
We, cultural workers representing the majority of Palestinian performing art organizations, condemn the current Israeli attack and aggression on Gaza, and the indiscriminate killing and maiming of mainly civilians, among them many children and women.
As artists, the most powerful weapon we have is our ability to play, [...]

August 5, 2014 • Posted in: BDS, Cutural Boycott • 3 Comments

This Divestment Bill Hurts My Feelings

Remi Kanazi – This Divestment Bill Hurts My Feelings
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Poem by Remi Kanazi
Video by Suhel Nafar
Audio by Andrew Felluss

This Divestment Bill Hurts My Feelings
this divestment bill
hurts my feelings
that Caterpillar bulldozer
ended life in the body of
an American citizen. drove
her bones into the ground while
a company cashed in on the sale
the claws of D-9 [...]

Nelson Mandela – The Special AKA

R.I.P. Nelson Mandela

Dear Alicia Keys

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, [...]

Thank You Stevie Wonder

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 [...]

Dear Red Hot Chili Peppers

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 [...]

May 1, 2012 • Tags: , • Posted in: Cutural Boycott • 16 Comments

Never Before Campaign video for Israel Apartheid Week

Never Before Campaign

March 1, 2012 • Tags:  • Posted in: BDS, Cutural Boycott • No Comments

Dear Artist: MF Doom

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 [...]