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    • Ruth
    • 06.03.11 | 15:53 (IST)

    Your comments are simply untrue. There are not a large group of entertainers boycotting Israel. Judging by last weekend's entertainment supplement we will shortly have a deluge of top level entertainment in all fields of culture (opera, classical, dance and even rock). Everyone is entitled to their own opinion and I have no problem with Mr. Waters decision to boycott. He is disgusted by the security wall - he is an intelligent man and surely knows exactly why this was built. Was he disgusted by the busloads of children and adults blown up in buses and restaurants during the period before the wall was built? Did that bother him in any way at all? And what he is gabbling on about the rights of Israeli Arabs. They have full rights as Israeli citizens and I am sure that the demonstrators in our neighbouring countries and also in Libya would give a lot to enjoy their rights. And what about the UK governments attacks in Afghanistan - why no boycott of Britain? And no mention of the sufferings of the Arabs everywhere except Israel. And we are no longer in Gaza - they have their own government and it was they who choose war instead of peace.

    from the article: Roger Waters voices support for Israel boycott
    First published 10:13 06.03.11 | Last updated 10:13 06.03.11
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