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Poster designer: Michael Levin

The image of Gill Scott-Heron is adapted from album artwork on the cover of the album "Free Will" [released in 1972] as found athttp://welistenforyou.blogspot.com/2011/05/r

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BEIRUT: The U.S. campaign for Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel has asked American singer Moby to cancel his concert in Israel which is scheduled for July 12, urging him to denounce war and only make love.

“Come to Lebanon on July 5, but, please, in honor of Herman Melville’s recognition of the rights of and respect for the indigenous, and in honor of the 2005 call from Palestinian Civil Society ...

June 19, 2011
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An Open Letter

Dear Mark "Barney" Greenway, Shane Embury, Danny Herrera, & Mitch Harris of Napalm Death

We are Palestinian students and youth based in Gaza, among 1.5 million in a tiny Strip of land the size of Britain’s Isle of white, surrounded and kept captive in a medieval siege by the Israeli Occupation Forces, the fourth most powerful army in the world.

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An Open Letter

Dear Mark "Barney" Greenway, Shane Embury, Danny Herrera, & Mitch Harris of Napalm Death

We are Palestinian students and youth based in Gaza, among 1.5 million in a tiny Strip of land the size of Britain’s Isle of white, surrounded and kept captive in a medieval siege by the Israeli Occupation Forces, the fourth most powerful army in the world.

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The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) sent an appeal to Jello Biafra on 7 June 2011, but its receipt was never acknowledged.  In light of the public conversation around Biafra’s performance in Tel Aviv, PACBI has decided to publicize its appeal to him to cancel his ill-conceived show.

We also feel that a recent initiative to document his trip with filmmakers [1] deserves comment.  We would encourage Palestinians to refrain from participating in this project unless Jello Biafra cancels his boycott-bashing Israel show and organizes his trip in a privat

June 13, 2011
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August Burns Red, a phenomenally popular Christian metalcore band, has just cancelled their June 9 concert in Israel.  “They have no plans to reschedule,” says a reliabOKle source that must remain anonymous.  They cancelled because they do not want to play in Israel.This comes as welcome news exactly a year to the date after the 2010 Israeli attack on civilians aboard th

May 31, 2011
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For the second year in a row, and after a short break, the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, the largest queer cultural event in the world, shamefully continues taking funding from the Israeli Consulate, violating the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) guidelines[1].

May 31, 2011
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Marc Almond has canceled performing in Israel. Almond's statement was released on the official website and can be viewed by going to the "News" section on that site.  PACBI welcomes any cancellation to perform in Israel regardless of the stated reasons.  The statement reads:

"Unfortunately, Marc has had to withdraw from the concert in Tel-Aviv, Israel on 14 May 2011.  Marc would like to make it absolutely clear that this is not for any political reason.  We are very sorry for any inconvenience to fans who have bought tick

May 12, 2011
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Andy McKee has canceled performing in Israel.  McKee's statement was released on the official website.  PACBI welcomes any cancellation to perform in Israel regardless of the stated reasons.  The statement reads:

Hey guys. Well I’ve got some bad news, the shows this summer in Israel are canceled. I absolutely hate to have to say those words to you all as I know many of you have been waiting many months, or even years to come to a show.

May 12, 2011
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Dear Enrique Iglesias,

This letter has been signed by civil society groups and organisations from different parts of the world that support the campaign for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel. We were saddened to hear that you plan to give a concert in Israel on 30 May.

You may not be aware of the serious breaches of International Law and violations of Human Rights made by Israel against the Palestinian population over the last 63 years.