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Stevie Wonder: Don't Be a Part-Time Lover of Justice!

On November 25th, 2012, YNet announced that musical legend and civil rights advocate Stevie Wonder would be performing for Israeli soldiers and major donors at the annual gala of the Friends of the Israeli Defense Forces (FIDF). Thousands of activists around the world mobilized to say to Wonder, "We Just Called to Say, Don't Entertain Apartheid!"

In just four days, on November 29th, media around the world reported that Wonder cancelled his performance, constituting one of the largest cultural boycott victories in the history of the BDS movement!

ACTION ALERT! Thank Stevie Wonder for Canceling his Performance for the Friends of the IDF!
Let's show Stevie the massive support behind his principled decision, to strengthen his resolve and pave the way for more such victories in the future. Sign now!
Press Roundup on Stevie Wonder's Cancellation of Performance Benefiting IDF!
December 3rd, 2012
FOX, CBS, NBC, ABC, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Reuters, and The Associated Press are just a few of the media outlets announcing the cultural boycott victory.
A Thank You Letter & Petition from Black America to Stevie Wonder
Representatives of member group Interfaith Peace-Builders' African Heritage Delegations thank Stevie and ask him "to join the international movement of Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions."
MEDIA RELEASE on Stevie Wonder Victory
November 30th, 2012
Legendary Musician Stevie Wonder Cancels Performance for the Friends of the Israeli Defense Forces Following an International Outcry and Appeals from the United Nations
LA Activists Plan to Demonstrate Outside FIDF Gala!
Activists Heartened by Stevie Wonder's Withdrawal Call Protest Outside December 6 L.A. Fundraiser for Israeli War Crimes
A Letter from Palestine to Stevie
Bassem Nasir, a Stevie Wonder fan, writes from Palestine, less than one week after the Israeli army killed more than 130 Palestinians in Gaza.
Letter From Israeli Citizens to Stevie
Boycott from Within says to Stevie: "Please do not sing for Israel’s key instrument of racism, apartheid and occupation!"
Letter from Artists Against Apartheid to Stevie Wonder
Artists urge Stevie to abide by the call for cultural boycott by Palestinian civil society.
Letter from Cindy & Craig Corrie to Stevie Wonder
The parents of Rachel Corrie reach out to Stevie, revealing that the FIDF Deputy Director and Director of Development was the commander in charge of Southern Gaza when Rachel was killed.
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TAKE ACTION! Tell Stevie, Occupation is Nothing to Sing For!
Original petition saying to Stevie: We Are the World... Asking You to Cancel Your Date With the Israeli Army!
Other Petitions & Initiatives
Twitter Alert! Stevie Wonder, We Just Called to Say, Don't Play for Apartheid!
Clever, easy-to-use tweets developed by member group USACBI
Stevie Wonder, Be True to your Title of UN "Messenger of Peace"
Email Alert: On the eve of the UN International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, ask the UN "Messenger for Peace" not to glorify the Israeli military!
Electronic Intifada asks: "Will Israeli apartheid steal Stevie Wonder’s soul?"
Statement by Global Women's Strike
Huela Mundial de Mujeres wonder how he could have considered singing for the FIDF.