• Queers Against Israeli Apartheid urge Vancouver Queer Film Festival to “come out against Apartheid!”

    (Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territories) August 22, 2012.  Queer activists and allies gathered outside the Vancouver Queer Film Festival (VQFF) screening of “The Invisible Men”, carrying sparkly signs and handing out pink informational leaflets to festival patrons. The group came together under the banner “Queers Against Israeli Apartheid” (QuAIA) in response to the VQFF”s screening […]

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  • Don’t Dance With Apartheid: Batsheva receives institutional Israeli support

    The Zionist Federation UK will be demonstrating in support of Batsheva and Israel outside the Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre.  Israeli Minister Limor Livnat will attend one of the Israeli State-sponsored dance group”s three performances for the Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) for three nights beginning Thursday August 30th.  EIF Director Jonathan Mills has publicly warned pro-Palestine demonstrators not to […]

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  • PACBI: UN Sponsorship of Joint Palestinian-Israeli Orchestra Undermines Palestinian Civil Resistance

    A Letter Regarding UN Sponsorship of Joint Palestinian-Israeli Orchestra Mr. Robert Serry, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Occupied Jerusalem July 24, 2012 The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) is alarmed that the UN is organizing a concert for the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra (WEDO), to be held […]

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  • Nino Katamadze Will Not Play Apartheid Israel

    Via Refrain Playing Israel: Nino Katamadze, international jazz singer from Georgia, has just cancelled her entire concert tour in apartheid Israel scheduled for 13-17 November.  She joinsother artists who have also honored the call for boycott by Palestinian Civil Society. Katamadze was contacted by Israeli group, Boycott From Within, in 2011, in a letter stating: We, Israeli citizens, members […]

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  • Asian American community organizations to CAAM: Support BDS, don’t partner with Israel

    The following letter, by Asian American individuals and organizations, was written to the Center for Asian American Media to protest the Center’s sponsorship of the Israel China Film Festival, an event sponsored by the Israeli Consulate in San Francisco. This letter joined the call from USACBI and a number of other organizations. Individual signatures to […]

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  • USACBI to CAAM: End sponsorship of Israel-China film festival

    The following letter was sent to Stephen Gong, the Executive Director of the Center for Asian American Media, to protest the Israel-China Film Festival, on June 26-28 at the San Francisco Public Library, a partnership with the Israeli Consulate. This letter was initiated by USACBI and endorsed by numerous organizations and individuals, listed below. Click […]

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  • 10,000 Signatures for Palestinian Rights

    *please circulate widely* Will you sign this petition and tell the Red Hot Chili Peppers to cancel their trip to Israel? http://chn.ge/IS8S2j   We are excited to announce that the petition calling on the Red Hot Chili Peppers to cancel their show in Israel has received over 3000 signatures! We are confident that with your support, we […]

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  • Artists Against Apartheid: Chilli Peppers, please cancel

    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 […]

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  • Irish band Dervish pulls out of Israel concerts

    As reported by Ali Abunimah at the Electronic Intifada: The Irish band Dervish announced today that it has pulled out of a series of Irish music concerts in Israel this June, so as not to violate calls for the cultural boycott of Israel. “At the time we agreed to these performances we were unaware there […]

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  • Red Hot Chili Peppers urged to abandon Israel gig

    Al-Akhbar The Red Hot Chili Peppers have been urged to abandon a planned gig in Israel, after it emerged that they performed at a pro-Palestinian gig that raised over US$500,000. The superstar band, who have won seven Grammy Awards and sold over 65 million albums worldwide, are due to perform in Tel Aviv on September […]

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