“As much as I want to play Israel, I have decided not to in solidarity with Palestinians who will not have access to my show,” the artist wrote.
Activists protesting Israel-subsidized NBC show “whitewashing apartheid” are greeted with racist slogans.
The Irish singer says she was misled by her agent into booking Israel show.
Film about life of legendary American activist to be screened in Israeli-government sponsored festival despite her objections.
“Playing Israel now is the moral equivalent of playing Sun City at the height of South African apartheid,” Pink Floyd founders say.
The Palestinian national boycott committee says that the Rolling Stones’ planned gig is much like those few artists who played Sun City during the era of South African apartheid.
Earlier this week, Israeli media were abuzz with the news that Beyoncé would be playing a gig in Tel Aviv this summer. The singer’s representative has denied this.
According to Academics for Palestine, “Irish universities have collaborated with Israel in 257 projects to date, seven of them listed as ‘security’ and 13 as ‘aerospace.’”
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