It said: "Denials of human rights and violations of international law are hidden behind a cultural smokescreen. The IPO is perhaps Israel's prime asset in this campaign … Israel's policy towards the Palestinians fits the UN definition of apartheid."...
Sarah Colborne, director of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, which organised protests against the concert, said: "Would the London Philharmonic Orchestra have punished musicians speaking out against apartheid South Africa, when a similar call for boycott was supported by artists, performers and sports people internationally?..."
Sunday, September 18, 2011
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