Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Pet Shop Boys: Apartheid Israel is "a caricature"

'In a statement published on the Pet Shop Boys website, member Neil Tennant states:
"I don't agree with this comparison of Israel to apartheid-era South Africa. It's a caricature. Israel has (in my opinion) some crude and cruel policies based on defence; it also has universal suffrage and equality of rights for all its citizens both Jewish and Arab. In apartheid-era South Africa, artists could only play to segregated audiences; in Israel anyone who buys a ticket can attend a concert. Neil x"'
More here

At least there are some pop stars capable of thinking for themselves and separating truth from lies.

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