NickiMinaj bends under severe pressure from fans to pull the plug on her upcoming show in Saudi Arabia.
Her decision follows complaints from activists including Human Rights Foundation CEO Thor Halvorssen, who urged Minaj to cancel.
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They outlined the history of oppressing women the country has had among other things and requested Nicki Minaj to rethink her performance in Saudi Arabia.
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In the a year ago, Saudi Arabia has hosted a throng of artists who have given concerts such as the Black-Eyed Peas, Mariah Carey, Sean Paul, Enrique Iglesias and David Guetta. The kingdom is also promising quick electronic visas for worldwide visitors who want to attend.
The festival in Saudi Arabia, which forbids alcohol and has a strict social code, comes as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pursues a liberalization drive that has led to new cinemas, concerts and sporting extravaganzas. I could make one mistake & go to jail in a diff country where women have no rights. Fans and critics debated over her potential outfits, songs playlist among other details.
While the arena for entertainment is widening, the space for political engagement and dissent has virtually disappeared.
They reminded Nicki Minaj in the letter that while she was a proud ally of the LGBTQ movement, and had even partaken in Pride celebrations, being LGBTQ in Saudi Arabia was a punishable offense.
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