Alert: Sun 26th Jan 2014 - Picket Cirque du Soleil - Say No To Apartheid!
inminds 23 January 2014
Cirque du Soleil is a contemporary circus based in Montreal, Quebec with an estimated annual revenue of US $810 million. In 2012 they breached the Palestinian call for a cultural boycott of Israel and performed in Israel. In 2014 they are once again booked for 10 performances at Tel Aviv's Nokia Arena with its 'Quidam' show.
We are asking Cirque du Soleil to this time not turn their backs on the oppressed, but to face up to the ugly reality of apartheid, and to respect the Palestinian call to boycott apartheid Israel by cancelling their performances in Tev Aviv.
We will be picketing their performance in London at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 26th January 2014, and speaking to their fans whom we are sure will want Circque du Soleil to stand on the side of justice and against apartheid. This follows the successful picket we held on their opening night in London on 4th January.
Please join us on
Sun 26th Jan 2014
Royal Albert Hall
London SW7 2AP
(0.5 mile from South Kensington tube station)
Its imperative that we are there by 2pm so we have a chance to talk to their fans as they queue to enter at 3:00pm.
LIVE UPDATES DURING PROTEST
We will, inshAllah, be tweeting live (hash tag #CdSCancelIsrael and direct tweets to @Cirque ) from the protest with live photos being uploaded to our twitter and facebook page. So if you can't join us on the day, please help us by sharing the photos as they get uploaded.