“As long as the Israeli government commits war crimes against the Palestinian people we support their call for a boycott of Israel as a means of peaceful protest against the brutal occupation,” the band says in a statement.
The Israeli government is upset at the actress’ refusal to accept the Genesis Prize.
Stern’s profanity-laden rant against the pop singer asks why she’ll play in Russia, but not Israel.
Roger Waters, Brian Eno, Peter Gabriel sign open letter in support of Lorde’s Israel concert cancelation
Mark Ruffalo, John Cusack, Kathleen Hanna, and Angel Davis also put their name to the letter.
The singer scrapped the performance citing the country’s mistreatment of Palestine.
“I’m not too proud to admit I didn’t make the right call on this one.”
“Been speaking w many people about this and considering all options,” Lorde tweeted in response.
Nick Cave says he’s playing Israel to “make a principled stand against anyone who wants to censor and silence musicians”
Roger Waters, Brian Eno, and others called on Cave to cancel his Tel Aviv concerts in protest of Israel’s treatment of Palestinian people.
The song is being played aloud at Banksy’s Walled Off Hotel in the West Bank.
Members of Artists for Palestine UK have written Cave an open letter: “Don’t go – not while apartheid remains.”
The Pink Floyd frontman continues to advocate for the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (B.D.S.) movement.
“A lot of stuff has been said about this, but in the end, we played some music,” Thom Yorke told the crowd.