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Israel-Palestine issue is glaring example of how some people have rights and some don’t – Roger Waters to RT

Israel-Palestine issue is glaring example of how some people have rights and some don’t – Roger Waters to RT

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Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters, facing a campaign to deplatform him from SXSW after B’nai B’rith got his ads pulled from Major League Baseball, told RT the accusations of anti-Semitism are a distraction from human rights. The musician and activist slammed the campaign by the pro-Israel activist group B’nai B’rith to smear him as an anti-Semite and have him removed from the South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival in Austin, Texas, where he is scheduled to give the keynote speech to an audience of hundreds of thousands of people. In an interview with RT, Waters explained that the spurious anti-Semitism accusations are part of a deliberate and massive campaign to distract from Israeli human rights abuses. “It muddies the waters over one very specific issue, which is the issue of the settler-colonial occupation of the land of Palestine by Israeli armed forces… human rights should be something that is fundamental, that applies to all people equally,” Waters said. “Clearly the…
Source: Israel-Palestine issue is glaring example of how some people have rights and some don’t – Roger Waters to RT

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