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Video: How Now BDS? Media, Politics and Queer Activism

Adalah-NY sponsored this event, featuring Judith Butler, John Greyson and Jasbir Puar, as part of New York City’s Israeli Apartheid Week. This event was held on March 11 at Judson Memorial Church in Manhattan, as part of Israeli Apartheid Week

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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Tell Felix Da Housecat: Don’t Play Apartheid Israel!

We have learned that American artist, Felix Da Housecat, is scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv on December 12th, 2010. We have sent a letter asking him to join the BDS movement but we need your help in getting the

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Why we are boycotting the Batsheva Dance Company

by Adam Horowitz on September 17, 2010 The following is an open letter to the Batsheva Dance Company from two groups organizing a boycott of its upcoming shows in New York City: Dear Batsheva Dance Company, We are a group

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