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Enrique Iglesias, don’t sing for Israeli Apartheid!

The following letter to Enrique Iglesias, urging him to respect the boycott of Israel, was coordinated by the BDS Group Catalonia. USACBI is a signatory and is distributing the letter, in English and Spanish. Also, please see the Facebook page calling upon

Posted in Cultural Boycott, Spanish Organizing, USACBI in the News

Bay Area community members say “Drown Out Apartheid” at Israeli Philharmonic in San Francisco

Tour greeted with protests in six of seven U.S. cities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27 – Fifty members of the Bay Area human rights community protested the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra’s (IPO) performance at Davies Symphony Hall on Sunday evening, using

Posted in Boycott News, Cultural Boycott, U.S. Cultural Workers, U.S. Organizing

British Writers in Support of Palestine: Jerusalem Book Fair & Prize Eminently Boycottable

BWISP – Jerusalem Book Fair & Prize: Both Eminently Boycottable It was announced yesterday that British novelist Ian McEwan has been awarded the Jerusalem Prize, awarded biennally at the Jerusalem Book Fair, to a writer whose work explores the theme of the

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AMARC: World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters Joins BDS Movement

Recently, in La Plata, Argentina, the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC)  joined the BDS movement. See below for the AMARC statement and a solidarity statement from Tadamon! Montreal. AMARC 10 motion to support Palestinian civil society call for

Posted in Argentine Organizing, BDS Success, Boycott News, Canadian Organizing, Cultural Boycott

USACBI Appeal to Macy Gray: Don’t legitimize apartheid

Dear Macy Gray, You report on your Facebook page that you are receiving “a lot of letters from activists urging/begging me to boycott by NOT performing in protest of Apartheid against the Palestinians.” And you say that you “don’t know how my

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Cultural Boycott, U.S. Cultural Workers, U.S. Organizing, USACBI in the News

Macy Gray publicly contemplating the BDS call – contact her on Facebook!

Macy Gray published this on her official Facebook page: “I’m booked for 2 shows in TelAviv. I’m getting alot of letters from activists urging/begging me to boycott by NOT performing in protest of Apartheid against the Palestinians. What the Israeli government is doing to the

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Cultural Boycott, Israeli Organizing, Take Action, U.S. Cultural Workers

Open Letter to Jon Bon Jovi: Don’t Play Apartheid Israel

http://www.pacbi.org/etemplate.php?id=1442 It is with great disappointment that the undersigned organizations learned of your scheduled performance in Israel set for 2011 as part of your “Circle Tour” [1].  Given that Israel is involved in grave violations of international law and human rights,

Posted in Boycott News, Cultural Boycott, U.S. Cultural Workers, USACBI in the News