Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Lebanon’s Mashrou’ Leila cancels on Chili Peppers after latter refuses Israel boycott call

By Ali Abunimah on Tue, 09/04/2012 - 15:27  Internationally acclaimed Lebanese group Mashrou’ Leila today tweeted “we will not be opening for the red hot chili peppers on september 6 in beirut.”
This decision – also announced on their Facebook page – follows mounting calls on the group to cancel after Red Hot Chili Peppers rejected calls from the Palestinianboycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement to cancel a 10 September show in Tel Aviv.