We call on Joan Armatrading, as a woman of colour who wrote a tribute to and performed for Nelson Mandela, and whose website says, “South Africa has always been close to my heart”, not to play Israel. As we write, people are gathering worldwide, thousands in London alone, to protest the Israeli piracy and murder of at least 20 unarmed people taking part in a humanitarian mission...
Women of Colour – UK, US, Palestine – say – Don’t lend credibility to Apartheid!
Millions of us grew up with Gil Scott Heron’s inspiring poetry and music that voiced our struggles against racism, sexism, apartheid and other injustice. “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” is still iconic. Irish film-makers took the title for...
Letter to International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association against promotion of LGBT tourism to Israel
Dear International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) management and staff,
We write to protest IGLTA’s plan to hold a conference in Tel Aviv, Israel in October 2009 to promote LGBT tourism to Israel. We join with LGBT Palestinians and Israelis already protesting such a conference. As LGBT people, some of whom are Jewish, we demand with them that you reconsider and...
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Sara Kershnar founder of the International Jewish Anti Zionist Network (IJAN) speaks in London at the invitation of the Global Women’s Strike and IJAN UK. She joins other distinguished and dedicated activists speaking on Iraq, Haiti, Palestine – Occupation is the Crime (Sunday 1 February), part of an International...
The world majority stands with the Palestinian people in this devastating time that Israeli Defense Secretary Ehud Barak calls "just the beginning." Israeli attacks on Gaza in the past six days have killed over 400 people and injured over one and a half thousand. We decry the multiple forms of collective punishment currently being inflicted that reflect Israel's 60-plus year history...
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