Dec 25, 2010

#BDS: WMG, Motorola, and YouTube: Censoring Palestinian Solidarity Flash Mob Video

Dancing and singing to a parody of Lady Gaga and Beyoncé's "Telephone," more than forty members and friends of the St Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee (STL-PSC) serenaded holiday shoppers at Best Buy and AT&T stores in Brentwood, MO.  They urged patrons to join the boycott of Motorola products because of the company's involvement in Israel's unlawful military occupation of the West Bank and Gaza.  (Find out more about Motorola's participation in the occupation.)  A video of the flash mob was posted on YouTube December 13th, quickly going viral, with coverage in media around the world including Israel's Ynet News ("Pro-Palestinian Dance Wows Shoppers," December 18, 2010).  It acquired 35,000 hits in less than a week.

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