Palestinian Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) 18 August 2009 New York, NY, August 18 – Amnesty International has announced today that it will abstain from any involvement in the Leonard Cohen concert in Tel Aviv ...Read More »
Village of Bil’in calls on Amnesty International to withdraw from Leonard Cohen concert
8 August 2009 We, members of the Bil’in popular committee against the wall and settlements, have always appreciated Amnesty International’s role in the defense of human rights around the world and have recognized you as partners in our own struggle ...Read More »
Entertaining apartheid Israel deserves no amnesty!
Open Letter to Amnesty International 30 July, 2009 In May, the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) called on singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen to heed the Palestinian call for a cultural boycott of Israel and avoid ...Read More »
Leonard Cohen is not playing in Ramallah!
Palestinian Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) 12 July 2009 PACBI has been heartened by the untiring efforts of BDS activists in the US and UK in organizing demonstrations and pickets at Leonard Cohen’s performances in ...Read More »
New York Activists to Singer Leonard Cohen: “Don’t Play Apartheid; Don’t Play Israel!”
Adalah-NY 17 May 2009 New York activists gathered in front of Radio City Music Hall Sunday night during a Leonard Cohen concert to call upon the singer/songwriter to cancel his scheduled September concert in Israel. The protesters sang songs, chanted, ...Read More »
Anti-Israel activists urge Leonard Cohen to nix T.A. show
Cnaan Liphshiz | Ha’aretz 11 May 2009 Anti-Israel activists are stepping up efforts to dissuade Leonard Cohen from performing in Israel in September. The activists urge supporters to “apply pressure during his tour by local groups along his path,” in ...Read More »
An open letter to Leonard Cohen
An Open Letter to Leonard Cohen | British Committee for the Universities of Palestine (BRICUP) Dear Leonard Cohen: Your songs have been part of the soundtrack of our lives — like breathing, some of them. But we can’t make sense ...Read More »