May 26, 2011

#BDS: Roxette: Don’t Entertain for Apartheid!

"Occupied Ramallah, 18 May 2011

Dear Roxette,

We have recently heard of your planned performance in Israel through our partners in the Palestine Solidarity Association in Sweden.  They have informed us that they have already been in communication with you. Given that Israel is involved in grave violations of international law and human rights we urge you to cancel your performance until the time comes when Israel is in compliance with its obligations under international law and fully respects Palestinian rights.  In what follows we want to explain the background of our movement and who we are, so that you will be better informed in making the right decision and hearing our call for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) to achieve our UN-sanctioned rights."

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