"And today, I was really shocked when I saw the wall here. It's a new type of apartheid, barbaric behavior. How can you impose collective punishment and divide people from one another? We are all residents of the same planet. I would think that the world learned something from South Africa. And the world should boycott a nation that didn't learn. That's why I won't perform in your country.Sometimes I think that is all that outsiders can offer the Palestinians.
"The concert tonight is very emotional," he adds, "because I am performing for people who are imprisoned, to give them two hours of fun and show them that the world has not forgotten about them."
July 25, 2007
British violinist Nigel Kennedy is in Palestine and, according to this Ha'aretz interview, he's not impressed with the wall:
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