Activists call for release of Palestinian techno DJ arrested after gig at Muslim shrine

Activists and musicians are calling on the Palestinian Authority to immediately release a prominent female Palestinian DJ, who was arrested at a religious site in the West Bank over the weekend. A petition to release Sama Abdulhadi has gained nearly 6,000 signatures at the time of publication, with Twitter users describing her detention as an attack on artistic and creative freedom. It comes after it emerged that the PA had granted the electronic musician a permit to hold a gig at the Nabi Musa shrine, according to reports. Muslims believe Prophet Moses is buried at the site and it remains a p…

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