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WRITE A STATEMENT OR PUBLIC LETTER

Write a statement or letter to the public, on social media or to a specific representative.

WRITE A PUBLIC
LETTER OR
PUBLISH A STATEMENT 

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When Mustafa Sheta was arrested ten countries organised public letters or statements inviting artists to sign. It was a great way to inform people in the cultural sector, find other allies and bring media attention to the issue.

CONTACT YOUR LOCAL
HUMAN RIGHTSORGANISATION

Informing or highliting your concerns with your local or national human rights groups helps spread the storry to a larger platform. When Pen International spoke out about attacks on The Freedom Theatre in 2023 it led to national press coverage 

WRITE A
LETTER TO MUSTAFA

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URGE ELECTED OFFICIALS TO TAKE ACTION

PALESTINE LEGAL and over 600 legal organizations and professionals, including the Center for Constitutional Rights and the Arab American Anti-Discrimination Committee, released letter urging elected officials and institutional leaders to take urgent measures to address unlawful retaliation against advocates for Palestinian rights. 

WRITE A LETTER OF SUPPORT FOR AN ARTIST VISA

Particularly if you have a recognised position in an arts organisation or a prestigious role in the community, your letter of support for an artist's visa could be crucial. Offer to write a letter or contact your local Politician, Artistic Director or unimportant person you might know to help.

STATEMENT WRITING 

Statements we love and inspiration and guidance from groups and organisations to write your own.

EXAMPLES OF PUBLIC LETTERS AND STATEMENTS DEMANDING MUSTAFA SHETA'S RELEASE >>

SCROLL UP & DOWN / RIGHT & LEFT TO SEE ALL 

KEY THINGS TO REMEMBER

GET CREATIVE

Our creative toolbox has resources to help make your action stand out, collated from artists and activists >>

MARKETING

Make sure you get the word out to those you want to attend and participate. Use these designs from artists around the world >>

SAFETY 

Our collected resources are a good place to start when considering digital and practical safety measures to protect your group, especially those more vulnerable to police and state violence  >>

CULTURAL GENOCIDE & DEMANDING CHANGE

Our demands offer a framework for advocacy and understanding how cultural genocide and artistic censorship intersect with the many forms of violence and oppression Palestinians experience.  Adapt them for your action  >>

VALUES 

Ensure your action reflects the values and demands of the Palestinian liberation movement. Whilst there is a diversity of beliefs, these demands echo the call from the Palestinian cultural sector >>

CENTRE THE WORDS

OF PALESTINIANS

Palestinian artists have made their testimonies, texts and poetry available to share  >>

This includes testimonies from artists under attack as part of The Revolution's Promise >>

PRINCIPLES 

We recommend BEAUTIFUL TROUBLES guide to working principles when planning action >> 

Learn how white supremacy affects and harms us all and can harm even when people act with good intentions >>

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