BDS scumbags urge Bon Jovi to cancel Israel show…Bon Jovi couldn’t care less, HE’S COMING!
Palestinian campaign calls on American rock band to reconsider its October concert in ‘apartheid Israel,’ saying it is being used ‘to divert attention from Israel’s human rights abuses and war crimes.’
It was only a matter of time: A petition calling on American rock band Bon Jovi to cancel its upcoming concert in Israel for political reasons was posted online Thursday by an organization called PACBI – The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel.
“World renowned band, Bon Jovi, is scheduled to perform in Israel on October 3,” read the petition, published on the Change.org website. “We ask the members of the band – Jon Bon Jovi, David Bryan, and Tico Torres – to reconsider their concert in apartheid Israel, until Israel complies with international law and respects the rights of the indigenous Palestinian people.
“Though producer Marcel Avram said in an interview that ‘Bon Jovi couldn’t care less,’ we make this appeal based on the assumption that Jon Bon Jovi cares about human rights. We know that through his Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation he helps ‘combat issues that force families and individuals into economic despair.’
“Israel’s crimes against the Palestinian people have caused enormous despair, death, injury, and displacement, to millions of people. After Israel’s latest attack on the besieged Gaza strip, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reports Israel destroyed, or severely damaged 18,000 houses. Almost no homes have been rebuilt since. 108,000 Palestinians in Gaza are homeless.”
At the end of the long letter, the group urges Bon Jovi to “do the right thing, and boycott apartheid Israel, just like artists boycotted apartheid South Africa several decades ago…..
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