Hath Not A Palestinian Eyes? If You Prick Us, Do We Not Bleed?

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Abby Zimet

Arguing that culture not be used "to whitewash oppression," pro-Palestinian protesters disrupted a London performance of The Merchant Of Venice by the Israeli national theatre company Habima, which has taken its work into Israeli settlements in the Occupied Territories. As expected, security was tight. The protesters confronted audience members yelling "Scum" and muscle-bound security guys who dragged them out. Below, one reason the protesters were there: An astonishing infographic on Israel's systematically segregated roads.

 

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