Drake and Jennifer Lopez Add Signatures To Artists4Ceasefire Letter Amid Israel-Palestine Conflict

by Raheem Karim
Drake and Jennifer Lopez add signatures to Artists4Ceasefire letter

Drake and Jennifer Lopez have added their signatures to the Artists4Ceasefire letter in an effort to help bring an end to the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict. The letter has been signed by over 150 prominent figures in the music, film, and entertainment industry.

The letter was signed originally by Dua Lipa, R.E.M.‘s Michael Stipe, Caroline Polachek, Killer Mike, Vic Mensa, Miguel, Kaytranada, Macklemore, as well as actors Cate Blanchett, Joaquin Phoenix, John Cusack, Lena Waithe and others.

The Artists4Ceasefire letter calls upon leaders from both sides to take immediate action to end the violence and to ensure the safety of both Israeli and Palestinian people.
It also urge President Joe Biden and Congress to push for the decision that would bring “an end to the bombing of Gaza”, with the aim of securing “the safe release of hostages”.

Hamas’ October 7 terror attacks, which killed 1,400 people and saw more than 200 people taken hostage. The number of people killed in Gaza has exceeded 5,000 according to latest reports from de facto authorities there, amid intensifying Israeli airstrikes in response to Hamas attacks, while humanitarians repeated urgent calls for a ceasefire and more aid convoys.

Israel has vowed to “intensify” its ground offensive in Gaza, dismissing a growing chorus of calls for a ceasefire as concern grows around the world about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the besieged enclave. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made clear on Monday he would not heed such calls, as the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) responds with unrelenting force to Hamas’

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