Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Physically attacked at SOAS after anti-Israel event with Roger Waters per Richard Millett's Blog

Richard Millett is someone that I have admired the courage of ever since I became acquainted with his work. So I was sad to read this piece today.

'It's with great sadness I have to write this piece. Having attended hundreds of anti-Israel events throughout London and beyond for 10 years I have never been hit. I have been threatened repeatedly but never thought someone would follow through. Last night that changed at SOAS, where I'm also an alumnus.'

I can't say that I'm surprised that Richard Millett was hit by an anti Israel individual, most of that type that I have encountered have not been adverse to at least threatening violence against supporters of Israel.

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