Photo: Edward Said National Conservatory of Music by Ahdaf Soueif for PalFest
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
- Massive Attack, Steve Coogan, Peter Gabriel, Maxine Peake, Philip Pullman and Benjamin Zephaniah are among 60+ cultural figures to put their names to an open letter condemning attacks on key Palestinian cultural centres.
- The letter says the attacks are ‘part of a well-documented campaign of harassment and intimidation, arrests, home demolitions and forced evictions’ by the Israeli government.
- Brian Eno: ‘These raids … seem designed to break the morale of the Palestinian people, to deny them the last thing that they actually own: their culture ’
- The artists call for ‘targeted and lawful sanctions’ against Israel.
Signatories to the letter include:Continue reading