JLo Don't Go to Apartheid Israel


Jennifer Lopez (JLo) is one of the most beloved pop and Latin music artists in the world and she supports programs to bring health and human rights to women and children
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She has teamed up with Amnesty International to promote justice for women killed in Mexico and she and with her sister runs the Lopez Foundation to bring quality healthcare and health education to women and children in underserved communities.

Why then is she planning a concert in Tel Aviv, Israel, a country known for its human rights abuses?

Sign the petition to ask JLo to open her heart to the Palestinian people by cancelling her August 1, 2019 performance in apartheid Israel.

Thank you to campaign partners Boycott From Within and Adalah-NY for being part of this international call asking JLo to do to the right thing!

Dear Jennifer Lopez,

Your music brings joy to people around the world and your humanitarian work with Amnesty International and the Lopez Foundation increases the well-being of women and children, but if you follow through with your August 2019 performance in Tel Aviv, you will be giving Israel a green light to continue human rights violations against Palestinians, including imprisoning and killing children, denying families sufficient clean water and medical treatment and much more.

Palestinians living under Israel’s system of occupation, siege, and apartheid face a nightmare of daily humiliations: roads divided between Jews and Palestinians, a military court system where children are taken from their homes in the middle of the night and imprisoned and abused.

Since March 30, 2018, Israeli snipers have killed over 180 Palestinians in Gaza, including children, medics, journalists and the disabled.

Israel openly institutes two sets of laws for two groups of people — the definition of apartheid — and is the only country in the world with a juvenile military court system. In 2018, the racist Nation State Law codified the status of Palestinian citizens of Israel as second-class citizens.

Amnesty International has released numerous reports detailing Israel’s human rights abuses, unlawful killings, and war crimes against Palestinians. They specifically have addressed the impact and violence of the occupation against women and children and have even called for a weapons embargo of Israel.

Since 2005 Palestinians have been calling on the international community to support their struggle for freedom, dignity, and equality through the same means that were effective in ending South African apartheid. You sing, “love don’t cost a thing,” but Palestinians living under occupation and apartheid pay with their human rights.

Just as artists’ refusal to play Sun City in the 1980 helped end South African apartheid, you can have a significant impact towards advancing the Palestinian struggle for freedom. Please open your heart to Palestinian children and cancel your August 2019 show in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Sincerely,

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  • Alexistori Gonzalez
    signed 2019-09-08 14:52:31 -0400
    No wars. No Weapons for wars please. Sustainable Values
  • Margaret Christman
    signed 2019-09-03 23:45:27 -0400
  • Reem Darwish
    signed 2019-08-01 01:33:59 -0400
  • Dennis de la Vega
    signed 2019-07-31 22:34:48 -0400
    I
  • L Kru
    signed 2019-07-31 09:09:49 -0400
    Hopefully J-Lo will see the real story in Israel. She will see Arab Israeli police, soldiers, doctors, nurses and Arab Israeli citizens in all aspects of Israeli life. Israel, a true democracy in the Middle East.
  • Dawud Chacon
    signed via 2019-07-30 07:18:50 -0400
  • Zahir Aziz
    signed 2019-07-29 12:50:31 -0400
  • Yoko Vidal Carril
    signed via 2019-07-29 09:55:34 -0400
    #JLoDontGo

    Jennifer Lopez así como el pueblo en Puerto Rico se alzó contra un gobierno corrupto el pueblo palestino lleva resistiendo décadas contra un Estado que viola sistemáticamente los derechos de las y los palestinos. Por esto te pedimos que reconsideres tu decisión de presentarte en Israel.
  • Shyla Nurmohamed
    signed 2019-07-29 03:39:12 -0400
    I’d be very hurt and disappointed if you played in apartheid Israel .

    You’d break the hearts of many fans and I believe you’d lose credibility for being considered a kind and compassionate artist. Please don’t allow any fame to be more important than standing against occupation 🇵🇸❤️🙏
  • Ira Gerard
    signed via 2019-07-29 02:24:40 -0400
  • Paula Calvo
    signed via 2019-07-28 19:08:34 -0400
  • kathy Nitsan
    signed 2019-07-28 09:26:44 -0400
  • Monica Musri
    signed via 2019-07-28 02:35:40 -0400
  • Hector Cantor
    signed via 2019-07-27 23:08:28 -0400
  • remember 2 love ❤️
    @croix_2_york tweeted link to this page. 2019-07-27 05:22:29 -0400
    Dear @JLoPalestinian children need your love!Israel denies access to clean water, electricity, & medical care, detains children in a military court systemExtend your love to Palestinians Cancel your Aug 2019 performance in Tel Aviv #JLoDontGo! https://www.codepink.org/jlodontgo?recruiter_id=856895
  • Dante Pozzos
    signed via 2019-07-27 05:22:06 -0400
  • Elvia Muñoz
    signed via 2019-07-26 21:28:57 -0400
  • Gabriella Misleh
    signed via 2019-07-26 21:20:43 -0400
    No
  • Joao Pedro Martins
    signed via 2019-07-26 20:20:12 -0400
    Joao Pedro
  • Michelle Ahmad
    signed via 2019-07-26 18:34:45 -0400
  • cristina soler
    signed via 2019-07-26 15:57:45 -0400
  • pablo jamett
    signed via 2019-07-26 13:46:13 -0400
    dont pink wash the apartheid
  • max albert remon torres
    signed via 2019-07-26 13:15:07 -0400
    #DBS for israeli crimes
  • Glen Venezio
    signed 2019-07-25 16:50:16 -0400
  • Zhifeng Leo Li
    signed 2019-07-25 07:03:23 -0400
  • Melek Korel
    @Melek__Korel tweeted link to this page. 2019-07-24 13:49:40 -0400
    Dear @JLoPalestinian children need your love!Israel denies access to clean water, electricity, & medical care, detains children in a military court systemExtend your love to Palestinians Cancel your Aug 2019 performance in Tel Aviv #JLoDontGo! https://www.codepink.org/jlodontgo?recruiter_id=574613
  • Hans Walter Finckh
    signed 2019-07-24 11:53:36 -0400
  • Alexistori Gonzalez
    signed 2019-07-24 08:59:48 -0400
    Alexistori Gonzalez
  • Gregg Leslie
    signed 2019-07-24 04:56:06 -0400
    I catch a lot of crap for defending the rights of the Palestinians, but I’m not going to shut up about it until they have their freedom or I am gone from this world.
  • Mes Presso
    signed 2019-07-24 04:34:36 -0400
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