• G.U.L.F. and Gulf Labor bring BDS and cultural boycott to the Venice Biennale

    A group of artists and activists who work with G.U.L.F. (Global Ultra Luxury Faction) and Gulf Labor engaged in a series of creative actions to raise the profile of Palestine and bring the campaign for BDS and cultural boycott of Israel in particular to the art world at the Venice Biennale. They amended the Gulf […]

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  • Thurston Moore declares support for Israel boycott over ‘brutal human rights violations’

    News via NME: http://www.nme.com/news/thurston-moore/86499 Thurston Moore has become the latest artist to boycott Israel over what he calls the nation’s “brutal human rights violations”. Moore was booked to perform in Israel’s second largest city, Tel Aviv, earlier this year, but later cancelled the gig without offering an official explanation. The former Sonic Youth  frontman has now confirmed that he […]

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  • Petition: Call on Irish dancers to respect cultural boycott of Israel

    Sign the online petition: https://www.change.org/p/carey-academy-oidance-seamus-aine-o-se-don-t-dance-for-israel-don-t-shame-our-name-call-off-your-participation-in-the-1st-israeli-feis-which-ignores-the-appeal-of-the-palestinian-people-to-boycott-divest-and-sanction-bds-the-apartheid-state-of-israel An Open Appeal to Carey Academy, Seamus & Aine O”Se, @OIDance, Anthony Davis, An Coimisiún le Rincí­ Gaelacha and all Irish Dancers at home in Ireland and worldwide. The Palestinian activist community based in Ireland has recently learned of your intentions to hold the “First Israeli Feis” in Tel Aviv on […]

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  • Vieux Farka Touré: Do not Dishonor Malian Music and Cultural Heritage by Entertaining Israeli Apartheid

    The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) is deeply troubled to learn that you are scheduled to participate in the Red Sea Summer Jazz Festival to be held in Eliat between August 23rd and 26th, 2015.[1] We are writing to urge you not to associate your name with­­ Israel”s regime […]

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  • Human Rights Activists Thank Lauryn Hill for Cancelling Upcoming Concert in Israel

    For Immediate Release- May 4, 2015 – Palestinian rights activists are celebrating today”s announcement by Lauryn Hill that she is cancelling her concert in Tel Aviv, which was scheduled for May 7. The singer posted the announcement on her Facebook page Monday, writing: “It is very important to me that my presence or message not […]

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  • Take Action – Tell Dionne Warwick: Don’t Be on the Wrong Side of History Again – Cancel Your Performance in Apartheid Israel!

    Jews for Palestinian Right of Return has created the following petition, appealing to Dionne Warwick to cancel her scheduled concert in apartheid Tel Aviv on May 19, 2015. Sign the petition here: https://www.change.org/p/dionne-warwick-don-t-be-on-the-wrong-side-of-history-again-cancel-your-performance-in-apartheid-israel Dear Ms. Dionne Warwick, In 1980s, you violated the international boycott against apartheid South Africa by playing a concert at the Sun City […]

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  • Write a fan letter to Lauryn Hill asking her to honor the Palestinian call for boycott!

    Ms. Lauryn Hill is set to perform in Israel on 7 May 2015. The presence of artists is routinely used by Israel to legitimize its policies and maintain its reputation as a normal member of the international community. Just as during the struggle against South African apartheid artists were expected not to cross the picket […]

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  • Action Alert: Tell Ms. Lauryn Hill to cancel her scheduled concert!

    Ms. Lauryn Hill, an American singer–songwriter, rapper, and former member of the Fugees, is set to perform in Israel on May 7, 2015. Sign the petition (www.endtheoccupation.org/laurynhill) to call on her to respect the Palestinian call to boycott Israel and not cross the picket line. Read the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott […]

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  • Artists and Intellectuals Including Junot Dí­az, Chuck D, and Boots Riley Call for Boycott and Divestment from Israel

    Leading U.S. intellectuals, writers, and hip hop artists have recently added their voices in support of the Palestinian civil society call for an academic and cultural boycott of Israel in protest of Israel’s systematic abuses of Palestinian human rights and violations of international law. This week, New York Times best-selling author Junot Dí­az, who received a Pulitzer Prize […]

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  • An Open Letter to the World Music Institute: Do not present Idan Raichel

    Tell the World Music Institute that presenting Idan Raichel is not in line with your values or theirs. Sign on and see complete list of signatories: http://adalahny.org/adalah-web-action/1202/open-letter-world-music-institute-do-not-present-idan-raichel To the staff and board of the World Music Institute: As organizations and individuals who support the struggle for justice, human rights, equality and democracy in the Middle East, […]

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