Statement of solidarity issued after paramilitary attack on school and clinic in La Realidad, in the Mexican state of Chiapas. Read more about Palestinian activists condemn lethal attack on “Zapatista brothers and sisters”
In this latest roundup of news from the global boycott, divestment and sanctions movement, we take a look back at a year full of victories. Read more about BDS roundup: The victories of 2012
Palestinian oud player Marwan Abado, and Tunis Air pull out, bringing to 5 number of artists who have boycotted festival. Read more about Austria's Salam.Orient festival reacts to Arab artists' pull out over Israel sponsorship
Syrian singer Lena Chamamyan, Lebanese MC Malikah (Lynn Fattouh), and Ramallah-based MC DJ Sotusura will now no longer perform at Salam.Orient due to Israeli sponsorship. Read more about Three more Arab performers pull out of Austrian music festival due to Israel embassy sponsorship
Boikutt: “These kind of events… are used as a propaganda tool to hide the colonial nature of ‘Israel.’” Read more about Citing Israeli sponsorship, Palestinian MC Boikutt pulls out of Austria's Salam.Orient festival
Boycott campaigners call on MF Doom and French singer Mireille Mathieu to cancel their upcoming performances in Tel Aviv, and activists in Ireland demand that a film forum refuse to host the Israeli embassy for a de-politicized “celebration of Israeli cinema.” Read more about Boycott activists to US hip-hop artist MF Doom: "Don't entertain a doomed apartheid regime!"
In the occupied West Bank, dissident voices questioning the Palestinian Authority’s increasingly authoritarian rule have become rare. But a young musician in Ramallah refuses to hold his tongue. Read more about Music as resistance inside the Ramallah bubble