Jun 28, 2012

#BDS Victory: #India-n artist Zakir Hussain cancels performances in #Israel

Israel’s is a class apart, for it has built a violent, colonial state on the foundation of the exceptional sorrow Jews suffered in the Holocaust

It is possible you would think denying the people of Israel a chance to listen to the tabla is not the most appropriate method of opposing their state’s oppression of Palestinians. Yet the Indian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (INCACBI) persuaded the tabla maestro Zakir Hussain to cancel his performances scheduled in Israel in July, consequently enhancing the decibel of the growing clamour to shun Israel in the global cultural arena. Palestinians believe measures such as Hussain’s could compel Israelis to dismantle their discriminatory system, in the same manner as South Africa’s apartheid was two decades ago.

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