Palestine

MECA Outmaneuvers MOCHA, Shows Palestinian Youth Art Across From Original Gallery

By |2016-04-07T15:37:25-04:00September 28th, 2011|Incidents|

From Indybay.org: The Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) and supporters protested the decision by the Museum of Children's Art (MOCHA) to cancel the exhibit "A Child's View From Gaza" under pressure from Zionist organizations. MOCHA held firm that they would not allow the exhibit. MECA announced that the exhibit would open on the originally scheduled date anyway, outside rather than [...]

Brandeis Removes Palestinian Art

By |2019-03-15T17:50:33-04:00May 9th, 2006|Incidents|

  University claims its choice to close an exhibit of visual art by Palestinian teenagers "isn't censorship."   Brandeis student Lior Halperin (read an interview with Lior at Democracy Now!) curated "Voices from Palestine," an exhibit of visual art by Palestinian teenagers, to bring a different viewpoint to the campus. But four days into a two-week exhibition, school administrators have [...]

“My Name is Rachel Corrie”: New York Theater Workshop’s Self-Censorship

By |2019-03-15T18:14:57-04:00March 3rd, 2006|Updates|

New York Theater Workshop's suppression of a production about Rachel Corrie is the essence of self- censorship. It is also a betrayal of the theater's mission to "explore perspectives on our collective history and responses to the events and institutions that shape our lives."