• Israeli architects must stop designing illegal settlements

    Destruction of Hebron, one of the oldest cities in the world, to make way for a bypass road for illegal Israeli settlers ARC?PEACE has noted with dismay that Israeli architects engage in the design of illegal Jewish sett-lements on expropriated Palestinian land in the Occupied Territories. These activities are in clear vio-lation of the code […]

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  • Escalation of Academic and Cultural Boycott against Israel

    Ramallah, May 17, (Pal Telegraph) – Last month, prominent academics from the British Committee for Universities of Palestine, BRICUP [1], urged you not to perform in Israel, arguing: “If you had just emerged from three weeks of unfettered bombing from land, sea and air, with no place to hide and no place to run, your […]

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  • New York Activists to Singer Leonard Cohen: “Don’t Play Apartheid; Don’t Play Israel!”

    New York, NY, May 17 – New York activists gathered in front of Radio City Music Hall Sunday night during a Leonard Cohen concert to call upon the singer/songwriter to cancel his scheduled September concert in Israel. The protesters sang songs, chanted, handed out leaflets to concert attendees and produced sidewalk art. The call comes […]

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  • Songsters Call On Leonard Cohen and Fans to Honor Nakba, Boycott Israel

    WHAT: Free Palestine Guitar Band Sing-In at Leonard Cohen Concert WHERE: Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Sixth Avenue, New York (btw 50th and 51st) WHEN: Sunday, May 17, 7:00 – 8:30 PM Media Contact: info [at] adalahny.org New York, NY, May 17 – New York activists armed with acoustic guitars and drawings of guitars turning […]

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  • Edinburgh International Film Festival admits It was a mistake to take Israeli Embassy Money

    Protest Cancelled: Israeli money returned Ginnie Atkinson, Managing Director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has confirmed that EIFF will not be taking Israeli Embassy money to help fund the 2009 film festival. Atkinson was unwilling to admit EIFF was influenced by Scottish PSC, or by the protest emails the EIFF has received since […]

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  • PACBI: Open Letter to Leonard Cohen

    Healing Israeli Apartheid, not its Victims? PACBI — Ramallah, Occupied Palestine, 16 May 2009 Last month, prominent academics from the British Committee for Universities of Palestine, BRICUP [1], urged you not to perform in Israel, arguing: “If you had just emerged from three weeks of unfettered bombing from land, sea and air, with no place […]

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  • Quetzal boycotts Fiesta Shalom

    A few weeks ago, the band Quetzal was asked to play at Fiesta Shalom, an event aimed at building relations between the Jewish and Chicano community. The band, which has long worked in community building exercises and projects, saw the invitation as a great opportunity – but when it came time to sign the contract, […]

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  • Chicano Music Group Boycotts Israel Consulate Concert

    By Will Quetzal, an East Los Angeles-based group, turned down an invitation to perform at a May 17 concert (“Fiesta Shalom” – seriously) designed to improve Latino-Jewish relations because it was sponsored by the Israeli consulate. The band issued the following statement. To Whom It May Concern: Quetzal will not be performing at the Fiesta […]

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  • London Sci-Fi festival asked not to celebrate apartheid

    Open letter, PACBI, 29 April 2009 The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) is writing to the organizers of the Sci-Fi-London International Festival of Science Fiction and Fantasy Film to urge you to cancel the special “Focus on: Israel” in your festival in London from 29 April – 4 May. […]

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  • Canadian musician Leonard Cohen urged to cancel Israel concert

    Open letter, British Committee for the Universities of Palestine, 22 April 2009 The following is an open letter from the British Committee for the Universities of Palestine to Canadian musician Leonard Cohen: Dear Leonard Cohen: Your songs have been part of the soundtrack of our lives — like breathing, some of them. But we can’t […]

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