SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE TOLD “DON’T GIVE THIS PERFORMANCE IN ISRAEL”

I can’t believe all this drivel stated as if it were fact.

There is no occupation of “Palestine” and the only one hurting “Palestinian” artists are their own leaders who through corruption and deceit deprive them of the millions in funding that should have gone to shore up their economy and living conditions.

Instead of boycotting, why aren’t they sticking to the Oslo accords and sitting down with the Israelis to negotiate a lasting peace agreement?

Unbelievable. These “artists” have too much time on their hands.

Artists for Palestine UK

Why has Shakespeare’s Globe added a performance at Israel’s Cameri theatre  on March 30 to the tour schedule for its production of Hamlet, in breach of the boycott of institutions that reinforce the oppression of Palestinian artists and their communities?

This is the question addressed on Friday (March 25) to artistic director Dominic Dromgoole, as his ten year stint at the celebrated London theatre draws to a close, in an open letter signed by British and Palestinian theatre professionals.

inminds Globe apartheid pic Image projected on the Globe’s iconic riverside building by activists taking part in a protest organised by inminds.com in London on Friday

In 2012, 37 actors, writers and directors protested the fact that Shakespeare’s Globe had invited Habima, the national theatre of Israel, to take part in its Globe to Globe festival.   The specific ground for the protest was that Habima regularly performs in Ariel, the largest of Israel’s illegal settlements in…

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