IPNOT Global
IPNOT Global campaign leader

Music and other forms of art don't exist purely on an elevated artistic platform that is separated from the mundane world. What makes it significant is its connection and effect to the everyday reality.

As Tom Rowland himself said in an interview back in 2005: “Music is bigger than us."

Israel takes advantage of this, by using culture as a form of propaganda to whitewash and justify its regime of occupation, settler-colonialism and apartheid over the oppressed Palestinian people.

This is no secret. Israeli government officials have summed up how Israel exploits culture in order to cover up its severe violations of international law.

As early as 2005 Foreign Ministry officials were quoted as saying "We are seeing culture as a hasbara [propaganda] tool of the first rank and I do not differentiate between hasbara and culture."

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