BDS Italy Writes to Oumou Sangaré: Honor Palestinian Women and Your Music. Cancel Your Concert in Tel Aviv

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Sent by Stephanie Westbrook
Guest Writer
Dandelion Salad
Nov. 2, 2011

BDS Italy

Dear Oumou Sangaré,

We recently learned that you plan to perform in Tel Aviv on December 9. As an artist who has long used her music and fame to speak out in defense of human rights, we are writing to urge you to cancel your concert in Israel, a country responsible for the oppression of the Palestinian people, forced to live under occupation, apartheid and as refugees for decades now.

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