Cancel Apartheid Israel Show
  • Petitioned Alicia Keys: Don't Play Apartheid Israel on July 4, 2013 in Tel Aviv

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Alicia Keys: Don't Play Apartheid Israel on July 4, 2013 in Tel Aviv

Cancel Apartheid Israel Show

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We ask Alicia Keys to stand on the side of justice and cancel her gig in Tel Aviv, Israel. Alicia Keys is scheduled to play to a segregated audience in Israel on July 4, 2013 at Nokia Arena in Tel Aviv. This boycott is "inspired by the struggle of South Africans against apartheid and in the spirit of international solidarity, moral consistency and resistance to injustice and oppression." Israel is a persistent violator of international law and has failed to respect fundamental human rights. Until Israel ends its occupation and oppression of the people of Palestine we ask you, as a person of conscience and a philanthropist, not to play in Israel. Alicia Keys, please join us now in the cultural boycott of Israel, and help stop entertaining apartheid.

Recent signatures


    1. Final stretch!

      by USACBI

      With Alicia Keys' concert in Tel Aviv scheduled for July 4, we are in the last stretch of our campaign & we need your help to make one big lasting push! While Keys is performing, we will be sharing the message of what BDS is and why thousands of people are utilising BDS tactics to bring justice and freedom to Palestine!

      What is Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) - an intro
      What is cultural boycott?

      Take part in this twitter action and / or create a video message for Alicia Keys on facebook

    2. A small fraction of campaign efforts worth reading & sharing

      by USACBI

      * The latest coverage of the campaign in MSNBC's The Grio -

      * Dozens of videos from folks around the world to Alicia Keys

      * 'Apartheid State of Mind' - A song from a Palestinian American to Alicia

      * A statement from many prominent Black activists, writers, and academics affirming the use of the Jim Crow analogy in the case of the Palestine/ Israel context

      *From Robin D. G. Kelley: Letter from a West Bank Refugee Camp

      *A letter from Defence for Children International - Palestine urging Alicia Keys to cancel

    3. Reached 15,000 signatures
    4. Poll: Should Keys play in Israel?

      by USACBI
      Poll: Should Alicia Keys Perform in Israel?

      To protest an upcoming Alicia Keys concert in Tel Aviv, a delegation of Palestinian-Americans recently delivered a petition with 12,000 signatures to the New York City office of Keys' Keep a Child Alive non-profit organization. "We ask Alicia Keys to stand on the side of justice," read the petition.

    5. Urged to Cancel

      by USACBI
      Alicia Keys Urged to Cancel Concert in Israel

      PNN is a website, covers the latest political, civil news. Depends on a unique network of journalists spread in Palestine.

    6. Alicia Keys: Don't Play Apartheid Israel-Youtube

      by USACBI
      Alicia Keys: Don't Play Apartheid Israel

      Sign the petition: People around the world are calling on Alicia Keys to join figures such as Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Alice Walker and Roger Waters who are boycotting Israel's human rights abuses. In the spirit of the South African movement that helped end Apartheid, the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) was called for by Palestinian civil society in 2005.

    7. Reached 12,500 signatures
    8. Reached 4,000 signatures
    9. Alicia "Favorites" Tweet asking to cancel

      by USACBI
      Refrain Playing Israel: Alicia Keys "Favorites" tweet asking her to bow out of Israel Gig

      Breaking: Alicia Key's Official twitter account has only "favorited" three tweets since 2011. On February 21, a tweet was favorited asking her to cancel her planned gig in Israel. Keys has not yet announced she is cancelling her July 4th date to sing in Tel Aviv, and tickets are already up for sale.

    10. Reached 1,500 signatures
    11. Reached 5 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • kidu abraha LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
      • 6 months ago

      israel respect human right. today my be you could abuse Africans. but don't forget in future Israel Generation.

    • Katharina Drewitz BERLIN, GERMANY
      • 6 months ago

      free palestine!

    • Margaret Baker RHINEBECK, NY
      • 6 months ago

      Solidariity against the oppression of the Palestinian people..

    • Krista Schaefer ANN ARBOR, MI
      • 7 months ago

      Apartheid disgusts me

    • Heather Bartlett EPSOM, NH
      • 8 months ago

      Alicia - please cancel this show. If you do this performance you will be complicit in all of the human rights crimes Israel commits on a daily basis. Surely you are against Apartheid?


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