tel aviv, it's been a dream of mine to visit this beautiful part of the world for many years, and i'm truly sorry to reverse my commitment to come play for you. L x' When two women wrote an open letter to her requesting she not endorse the 'apartheid state' which treats occupied Palestine with 'brutality', Lorde responded on Twitter indicating she was weighing her options (left).
Right: Palestinians demonstrate in Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, over US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital Lorde had taken to social media on Friday to thank fans for 'educating' her about the political situation in the Middle East. Been speaking w many people about this and considering all options.
While originally the IDF operated on three fronts—against Lebanon and Syria in the north, Jordan and Iraq in the east, and Egypt in the south—after the 1979 Egyptian–Israeli Peace Treaty, it has concentrated its activities in southern Lebanon and the Palestinian Territories, including the First and the Second Intifada.
The Israel Defense Forces are believed to have had an operational nuclear weapons capability since 1967, possibly possessing between 80 and 400 nuclear weapons,).
The name was chosen because it conveyed the idea that the army's role was defense, and because it incorporated the name Haganah, the pre-state defensive organization upon which the new army was based.
'As part of this struggle, we believe that an economic, intellectual and artistic boycott is an effective way of speaking out against these crimes.
This worked very effectively against apartheid in South Africa, and we hope it can work again.'They add later: 'We've watched as you've used your platform to draw attention to institutional racism, sexism and white privilege.