“Just as we said during apartheid that it was inappropriate for international artists to perform in South Africa in a society founded on discriminatory laws and racial exclusivity, so it would be wrong for Cape Town Opera to perform in Israel.”
—Archbishop Desmond Tutu, South African anti-apartheid and human rights leader, Nobel Prize winner
School and university campus advocacy and actions, sporting events and cultural events as contexts for BDS are also subject to legal and policy issues that should be researched given both the specific campus or municipality/nation as these vary widely.
“We, the undersigned Latin American artists, declare that from this moment on we will reject any invitation made to us to appear in Israel or in any event financed by this government that leads to the ‘normalization’ of apartheid..."
Lina Meruane (Chile)
Jesús Abad Colorado (Colombia)
+ 500 Latin American artists who signed a pledge for the cultural boycott of Israel