Video: “I support the cultural boycott of Israel”


But increasing numbers of cultural workers are vocally refusing to play Israel’s game, recognizing, as British musician Brian Eno and Israeli musician and boycott activist Ohal Grietzer put it, “In the current context, performing or not performing in Israel forces a choice between taking the side of the oppressor or the oppressed.”

In a video released this week, eight prominent artists state their support for the cultural boycott of Israel and describe its abuses of Palestinians’ human rights in general, and its targeting of culture in particular.

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November 18, 2015

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Maureen Clare Murphy

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