History is punctuated with examples of art that challenges the status quo. James Baldwin famously said "Artists are finally the only people who knows the truth about us." If so, then it is my moral responsibility as human, poet and artist to share what I have learnt. I can't talk about what art does, if I deny it's political dimension.
That is why we stand in solidarity with the Palestinians. Additionally I have studied about Israel/Palestine for 3+ years now and have even gone to Israel to dig deeper. I have never been one to state opinions. Only facts. My sources are credible, the likes of Ilan Pappe, Norwegian Refugee Council, Atlantic Council, Economic and Social Welfare Commission for Western Asia, State Crime Journal, Human Rights Watch, Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Amnesty and United Nations Office of High Commissioner etc.