• Amidst Israel Boycott Calls, Alicia Keys Removes Palestinian Women’s Youtube Protest Video

    For Immediate Release For media inquiries, email sasha@usacbi.org June 26, 2013, New York City, NY – Alicia Keys took legal action to remove a popular video from Youtube that depicted Palestinian women protesting Israel”s military occupation to the tune of Keys” song “This Girl Is on Fire.” According to a Youtube notification, the video, that […]

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  • Rights Advocates Visit Alicia Keys’ Brooklyn Charity, Ask Keys to Cancel Israel Show

    For Immediate Release For media inquiries, email sasha@usacbi.org June 11, 2013, New York, NY – A delegation of Palestinian-Americans, representing coalitions of over 500 US organizations, delivered a petition today signed by over 12,000 people to the New York City office of Alicia Keys” nonprofit fighting HIV/AIDS, Keep a Child Alive, calling on Keys to cancel her July 4th […]

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  • Action Alert: Tell Alicia Keys to cancel her scheduled concert!

    Alicia Keys is scheduled to perform to an audience of 11,000 in Tel Aviv on 4 July 2013. Following calls from Alice Walker, Roger Waters, Boycott from Within and many more, Alicia Keys has expressed that she is still planning to perform. We want to deliver a petition (http://ow.ly/lHWgD) to her Brooklyn based charity with […]

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  • Open letter from Alice Walker to Alicia Keys

    UPDATE: Support the campaign calling on Alicia Keys to cancel her Tel Aviv concert, take action: http://blog.endtheoccupation.org/2013/05/take-action-send-alicia-keys-your-bds.html   Dear Alicia Keys, I have learned today that you are due to perform in Israel very soon. We have never met, though I believe we are mutually respectful of each other”s path and work. It would grieve me […]

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  • Alicia Keys: Cancel Apartheid Israel Show

    Joined with the global movement for a cultural boycott of Israel by musicians, we all ask Alicia Keys to stand on the side of justice and cancel her gig in Tel Aviv, Israel. Alicia Keys is scheduled to play to a segregated audience in Israel on July 4, 2013 at Nokia Arena in Tel Aviv. […]

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  • Erik Truffaz: Please Refrain Playing Your Saxophone in Eilat!

     The following statement from the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel calls on Erik Truffaz to cancel his performance at the Red Sea Festival in Eilat. Occupied Palestine   Dear Erik Truffaz, We at the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) urge you to cancel your […]

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  • Palestinian Trail of Tears: Joy Harjo’s Missed Opportunity for Indigenous Solidarity

    by Sa”ed Adel Atshan (published at Indian Country Today.) Ever since my childhood, I have always felt a deep connection with Native Americans. At the Ramallah Friends School, a Quaker institution established in Palestine over a century ago, we learned about our shared history as indigenous peoples who have faced ethnic cleansing by European colonists […]

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  • Letter to Joy Harjo from USACBI Organizing Collective

    The following message, along with a PDF of the first 1000 signatures of USACBI’s petition, was sent to Joy Harjo on December 8, 2012. The petition is still collecting signatures and will send additional signatures to Joy Harjo – please sign on!  Dear Joy Harjo, We write you today on behalf of the US Campaign for […]

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  • Petition: Joy Harjo, it’s not too late! Cancel your gig, don’t perform for Apartheid Israel!

    Native American poet and musician Joy Harjo is scheduled to perform at Tel Aviv University on Monday, December 10. SIGN HERE TO ASK THAT SHE HONOR THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC AND CULTURAL BOYCOTT OF ISRAEL. It’s time to take a principled stance in support of Palestinian human rights being violated by the Israeli state’s colonial occupation […]

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  • Twitter Action Alert! Stevie Wonder: Don’t Be a Part-Time Lover of Justice!

    *please forward widely*  http://wp.me/p1SPK5-2tV Will you tell Stevie Wonder to cancel his performance for Friends of the IDF? We are asking BDS supporters to get the word out and tell Motown musician Stevie Wonder to cancel his performance at a fundraiser for the Israeli army on 6 December 2012 in Los Angeles! Tweet the BDS […]

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