Pink Floyd's Roger Waters on why his fellow musicians are terrified to condemn Israel
American musicians who support boycotting Israel over the issue of Palestinian rights are terrified to speak out for fear their careers will be destroyed, according to Roger Waters.
The Pink Floyd star – a prominent supporter of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel since its inception 10 years ago – said the experience of seeing himself constantly labelled a Nazi and anti-Semite had scared people into silence.
BDS movement will “punch a hole” in the Israel lobby’s grip over US policies, says an analyst.A legal action that is being taken against the US government’s illegal support for Israel indicates that the worldwide anti-Israeli movement known as the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been successful in weakening the Israeli lobby in the US, says an American political commentator.
Anti-Israel BDS movement gaining ground in Spain / The capital city of the autonomous region of Andalusia has become the latest Spanish city to join the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel known as the BDS. The city council of Cadiz passed a motion declaring it a space free from discrimination against the Palestinian people. It joins 50 other Spanish cities and towns which have adopted the BDS campaign in an attempt to raise awareness of the discriminatory…