Zionist lobby condemns re-enactment of murderous assault on Christendom’s holiest site ~ Stuart Littlewood, Redress Information & Analysis, 17th May 2015.
A play that re-tells one of the most shameful episodes in the continuing Israeli occupation of Palestine had its premiere this week at The Lowry in Salford, Manchester. It is called The Siege.
The Freedom Theatre company, which produced the play, had traced exiled Palestinian resisters scattered across Europe and collected their accounts of that infamous event.
An internal memo from Lowry’s management warned staff about the “sensitive” nature of the performance. “As with any work relating to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, The Siege is likely to attract comment and emotion for both sides of the debate. It said, among other things:
Our decision to programme The Siege was made solely on the artistic merits of The Freedom Theatre as a company and the work itself as…
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