Pink Floyd singer who wrote anthem, The Wall, calls on Presbyterians to help dismantle the brutal occupation by divesting from 3 companies that do business in West Bank
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Roger Waters discussing BDS and the separation wall on Al Jazeera’s Riz Khan Show. In 1980, a song I wrote, “Another Brick in the Wall Part 2,” was banned by the government of South Africa because it was being used by Black South African children to advocate their right to equal education. That apartheid government […]
Roger Waters appeals to the “collective beating heart” of the French people to oppose anti-Palestinian discrimination, in the wake of a French court upholding criminal charges against protesters who support Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel
Tune in Saturday, July 15 when the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) will be hosting a live web conversation with Roger Waters on his support for the cultural boycott of Israel and Palestinians’ rights.
Roger Waters offers an inspiring statement about an artist’s obligation to the world, on Jon Stewart’s show, but he can’t mention Palestine.
Roger Waters of Pink Floyd dared to express concern for the 500 Palestinian children slaughtered by Israel last summer in Gaza. “Progressive” Rabbi Avi Friedman says Waters is on drugs
Howard Stern accuses Roger Waters of anti-Semitism and says Palestine was a “shithole” before Jews got there in an ugly rant on his radio show
Bon Jovi stands with the settler who burned the Dawabshe baby in the West Bank and the soldier who killed the four Bakr boys on the beach in Gaza, Roger Waters writes, assailing the band’s gig in Tel Aviv October 3
Roger Waters responds to an ADL open letter which said, “Water’s views on Israel are colored by offensive and dangerous undercurrents of anti-Jewish sentiment.”
Great news. On April 30, Roger Waters, who supports BDS against Israel, will reflect on his career at the 92d Street Y
Comedian Adam Sandler is “nervous” about Israel because people now “say shit” about Israel; but he is “disgusted” that the BDS campaign is in his words singling Israel out.
When it comes to aiding Israeli Apartheid, American Express is just another brick in The Wall, according to a new report. Roger Waters, lead singer behind Pink Floyd, lost a multimillion dollar American Express sponsorship for his 2017 US+Them tour after expressing solidarity this month with Palestinian students trying to end Israel’s apartheid system of military occupation using the same protest tactic that helped dismantle South African Apartheid (and, earlier, America’s Jim Crow): Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, or BDS.
Frank Barat talks with Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters about his support for the BDS movement and politics in Israel/Palestine.
Speaking on Radio Canada on March 6, Roger Waters said of Palestinians, denied self-determination for 70 years, “They need the support of anybody who cares about justice or love in the world to support their cause.”
“My own decision to join BDS was formed by my experience in front of the Apartheid Wall that this and previous Israeli governments have built, and continue to build,” Roger Waters tells Alan Parsons, but Parsons played Israel on Feb. 10, saying he was an artist and didn’t get involved with politics. Then he resorted to ad hominem attack
Roger Waters to Alicia Keys: ‘Others may try to persuade you that by playing in Israel you may magically effect some change… appeasement didn’t work with South Africa and it has not worked in Israel. I know I tried it ten years ago, things have only got worse.’
Roger Waters responds to Paul Bronfman’s threat to withdraw gifts from York University in Toronto over a mural showing Palestinian resistance by explaining that the Jewish community is shifting away from the “hatred” and “bigotry” expressed in Bronfman’s letter to the school
Legendary Brazilian artists and political activists Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil are scheduled to perform to an already sold out crowd in Tel Aviv on July 28. Brazilian and international BDS activists have implored the artists to cancel their performance. Read a letter from Roger Water to Veloso on why he should cancel the concert.
Following BBC censorship of a pro-Palestinian message from Nigel Kennedy, and Stevie Wonder’s refusal to perform in Florida following the Trayvon Martin verdict, legendary Pink Floyd front man Roger Waters calls on fellow musicians to join the cultural boycott of Israel in order “to bring international attention to Israeli policies, and hopefully, to help bring them to an end.”
A new video released by Adalah-NY: The New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel features eight leading artists stating, “I endorse the cultural boycott of Israel.” The artists include Tony-nominated stage and television actress Kathleen Chalfant; musician Roger Waters, a founding member of Pink Floyd; musicians Kyp Malone and Tunde Adebimpe of TV on the Radio; musicians Kool A.D and Tamar-kali; artist and author of Drawing Blood, Molly Crabapple; and visual artist Swoon.
The new documentary “The Occupation of the American Mind,” narrated by Roger Waters, asks when US public opinion will shift on Israeli treatment of Palestinians and what it will take for the media to shift from reflexive pro-Israel reports.
Roger Waters posts an inspiring video of Palestinian children in occupied Bil’in who take measures to go to the sea they’re not allowed to visit, just 20 miles away
Jewish spaces in NY cancelled appearances by Roger Waters and Pamela Geller after they came under pressure from opposite directions. Islamophobe Geller got rescheduled
CBS This Morning ran a short but relatively informative segment on the boycott against Israel today.
Roger Waters brought his national tour to New York this week. Tonight he is on Long Island, and regrettably the New York media have given a platform to Israel fanatics to smear the songwriter/bassist. Local TV stations have passed on outrageous statements, that Waters is an anti-Semite and that Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) is bigoted.