Mali’s Salif Keita cancels his Israeli gig “to respect cultural boycott of Israel”

by BDS South Africa Mali’s internationally celebrated afro-pop singer, Salif Keita, has cancelled his Israeli gig at Israel’s “Season of Culture” music festival. On Thursday (22 August) the Israeli festival organisers announced via their official FaceBook page that a few hours before boarding a plane to Israel: “the musician from Mali, Salif Keita, decided to [&hellip

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Israel’s booming Occupation tourism

Dr Sarah Marusek | reposted from Middle East Monitor | Friday, 23 August 2013 When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came to Washington two years ago, the US Congress gave him 29 standing ovations, four more than they had given to President Obama during his State of the Union address earlier that year, leaving some [&hellip

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Racism and the Movement to End the Israeli Occupation

August 23, 2013 | reposted from Counterpunch by PAUL LARUDEE On August 6, 2013, State House spokeswoman Jen Psaki made history by telling AP reporter Matt Lee that the U.S. had “determined that we do not need to make a determination” whether the military coup in Egypt was in fact a coup d’état, which would [&hellip

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