Ride singer Mark Gardener claims to “play music to the people without prejudice.” Read more about British conflict charity teams up with Israel-promoting indie band
Artists Against Apartheid
A South African activist working for the global boycott movement against Israeli apartheid connects the ongoing anti-colonialist struggles from Johannesburg to Palestine. Read more about South African activist: "Palestine casts light on our own history"
British rock legends Yardbirds cancel a show in Tel Aviv, while BDS activists encourage Hindi Zahra and Oumou Sangaré to cancel theirs; and Artists Against Apartheid encourage the boycott of the Creative Community for Peace. Read more about BDS roundup: Yardbirds cancel Tel Aviv show; BDS activists urge two singers to do the same
On Monday 16 May, the Jewish National Fund (JNF) held a fundraiser at the Lincoln Center in New York City featuring the Broadway play “Scottsboro Boys.” Since the JNF plant trees and forests over ethnically-cleansed Palestinian villages to try and erase traces of their existence we (Existence is Resistance, Artists Against Apartheid, StoptheJNF.org and Max Blumenthal among others) decided to bring trees to give away. Each sapling was labeled with the name of a village that was cleansed in Palestine along with the date (some of which were before 15 May 1948) to “Plant for Palestine.” Read more about Video: Crashing The JNF Fundraiser to "Plant a Tree for Palestine"