Tariq Rafique
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This is jolly good non-violent way to drive home the iniquities of the Apartheid, racist, intolerant, religious fundamentalist state that israel has now become. Children in it are indoctrinated with hatred of arabs and palestinians. It is ironic that those who complain of arabic hatred (that stems from a loss of homes, land, freedom and dignity) should endorse israeli hatred that stems from guilt, greed and a european contempt for poor and deprived persons who they claim have only themselves to blame. A usual way for colonisers to justify their impoverishment of the colonised.
It may be that those who live by the sword will have to perish by it. But for now all we can do is to drive home our message as cogently as we can---and of course in an unobjectionable non=violent way otherwise heaven forbid those who routinely use violence will call us terrorists.

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Culture is not created in a vaccum. Culture that ignores human rights violations and is used to whitewash war crimes and crimes against humanity, and cultural workers who accept money in this context, are complicit. The many victories of the BDS movement so far have shown us that culture can shine a light on these crimes, instead of muffling the cries of the victims. Please support the…

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