Jun 6, 2011

#BDS: Artists Against Apartheid launched in #Australia

"As Artists aware of our colonial history, we recognise the dispossession of the Indigenous people of this Land, and we support the human rights of the Indigenous people of Palestine to live on their land with dignity – free from military occupation and the brutality of the Israeli Apartheid system.

Israel’s Apartheid regime over the Palestinian people is a system that separates and discriminates against people based on their ethnicity. It is a system that is institutionalised by laws and military force.

Artists Against Apartheid in Australia is part of an international alliance committed to human rights and justice, and to the elimination of Apartheid in our world. We stand in solidarity with the call from Palestinian civil society for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS). We actively support the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel. In so doing:"

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