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Over 15K support the Red Sea Jazz Festival Campaign. Join us!

Over 15,000 of you are already supporting the Red Sea Jazz Festival Campaign. Join us and SIGN and SHARE our petition at https://www.causes.com/actions/1757955-dont-let-th...

The Red Sea Jazz Festival is a bi-yearly event in Israel's city of Eilat. The festival could have been a festival to celebrate the free spirit of Jazz music, and this beautiful tradition of oppressed minorities. Instead, it is a government event of propaganda, which uses Jazz music as a tool for whitewashing military occupation, apartheid and oppression of the Palestinian people: 

"We see culture as a Hasbara [public relations] tool of the first rank, and I do not differentiate between Hasbara and culture" ~ Nissim Ben-Sheetrit, former deputy director general of the Israel Foreign Ministry  

In view of this, we ask Jazz Musicians: Please cancel your participation in the festival. We ask people from all around the world: Add your signature to this ongoing campaign to boycott the Red Sea Jazz Festival. 

More detailed information on the petition page http://bit.ly/13fDse2

Signed, 
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