Jun 26, 2011

#BDS: #Egypt to boycott #Shakira over #Israel? YOU BET!

"Facebook groups call for cancellation of Colombian singer's Cairo concert in November following her recent visit to Jewish state, want her banned from country

Will Shakira pay a price for attending Israeli Presidential Conference? Egyptian newspaper al-Dostor reported over the weekend that many Egyptians are furious over the popular Colombian singer's visit to Israel last week."

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#BDS: #Apple Bans Palestinian Activist App From iTunes, But Allows Israeli Government Propaganda App

"Earlier this week, Apple announced that it would pull an iPhone app published by a group of Palestinian activists calling for a third intifada (Arabic for uprising). Thebanning of the app came after complaints from the Israeli government and allied activists. In explaining the decision, an Apple spokesman said it violated “the developer guidelines by being offensive to large groups of people” — likely because it protested Israeli policies and helped organize protests against that country’s military presence."

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