Drive-by Planet: Arab artists withdraw from Salam. Orient Festival due to Israel embassy sponsorship

 From top left: Malikah, Lena Chamamyan and DJ Sotusura Electronic Intifada reports that Arab artists have withdrawn from Austria’s government-funded Salam.Orient cultural festival because one of the sponsors is the Israeli embassy. Syrian singer Lena Chamamyan, Lebanese MC Malikah (Lynn Fattouh), and Palestinian DJ Sotusura will now no longer perform at the festival which runs ...