WATCH: Roger Waters Defends His Pro-Palestinian Position, BDS

Attacked with claims of anti-Semitism for his pro-Palestinian position, Roger Waters explains his position on the issue.
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    Roger Waters performs during his "Us + Them" tour stop at Staples Center on, June 20, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

    Roger Waters performs during his “Us + Them” tour stop at Staples Center on, June 20, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

    Roger Waters recently sat down for a Q & A with representatives of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS), a group he supports which calls for a cultural and business boycott of Israel until such a time that the issue of peace for Palestine can be resolved.

    Recently, children from poor backgrounds who were scheduled to sing and dance with the Pink Floyd co-founder on stage in Miami were forced to withdraw when the Israel lobby put pressure on their city funded youth group which minded the children.

    Meanwhile, agitators are attempting to have Waters’ forthcoming shows in New York canceled.

    Roger Waters addressed all of these issues as well as his overall stance on Palestine and his hopes for the future in this recent Q and A which can be watched in-full below.



    A Conversation with Roger Waters

    The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) is pleased to host a conversation with Roger Waters on his involvement in the cultural boycott of Israel and support for Palestinians’ rights. Roger Waters is an English rock musician, singer-songwriter, and composer. He is best known as the bass player, co-lead vocalist, lyricist and the principal songwriter in the rock band Pink Floyd.The conversation will be led by Noura Erakat, a Palestinian human rights attorney and activist.

    Posted by Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement on Saturday, July 15, 2017


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