Young Fathers Archive

Ken Loach adds to support for a British band who’ve stood up to Israeli bullying
A Scottish band, the Young Fathers, has been bullied to drop its support for Palestinian human rights. But support for its refusal to bow to this pressure is growing. And internationally renowned artists, actors, and activists – including director Ken Loach – stand in solidarity.

This all comes amid a push to raise awareness of Israel’s treatment of Palestinians following its recent massacre of protesters in Gaza. McCarthyite The Ruhrtriennale music festival in Germany has threatened to cancel a Young Fathers performance in August “unless they …