Opne letters sent to Malian singer Oumou Sangaré soon to perform in Israel

Malian singer Oumou Sangaré will be performing on 9 December 2011 at the Tel Aviv Opera. On 25 September the French BDS Campaign, on October 11 PACBI and on October 22 the organization “Don’t play Apartheid Israel” published open letters asking her to join the boycott of Israel and to cancel her performance. People are also posting on her Facebook page. As a goodwill Ambassador for FAO, she once said she did not want to be a politician: “While you’re an artist, you’re free to say what you think; when you’re a politician, you follow instructions from higher up.” There is no trace of this upcoming performance on her official website. (source: BDS website)

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s