Os menos interessados nas relações entre o islão e o Ocidente podem ficar surpreendidos. A verdade é que isto não é nada: o nível de aversão a tudo o que é israelita é tremendo no Reino Unido, fruto de décadas de cumplicidade entre a esquerda e o islamismo. Note-se que a aversão de muitos ingleses a Israel se deve à propagação de mentiras e de distorções da realidade por "mass media" ideologicamente comprometidos com a dita causa palestiniana.
Pro-Palestinian demonstrators interrupt Israeli orchestra's London performance. BBC Radio forced to suspend broadcast. UK minister tweets: Demonstrators turned entire audience pro-Israel
Anti-Israel protesters disrupted a live BBC broadcast of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra playing in London's Royal Albert Hall.
The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra was participating in the BBC Proms summer classical music festival. BBC Radio 3, which carried a live broadcast of Thursday's concert, was forced to suspend the broadcast several times, over the protesters shouting and heckling.
About a dozen people in the hall shouted as Zubin Mehta stood to conduct Bruch's violin concerto. Many other audience members booed in response. The pro-Palestinian demonstrators were eventually removed by security, to the audience's cheers.
A BBC Radio statement said: "We regret that as a result of sustained audience disruption within the concert hall which affected the ability to hear the music, tonight’s Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Prom was taken off air."
The disruption was the brainchild of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, which had previously called to boycott the concert.
The PSC posted a statement on its website ahead of the Proms, claiming that the Israel Philharmonic showed "complicity in whitewashing Israel's persistent violations of international law and human rights".
According to the UK's Jewish Chronicle, the BBC refused to cancel the performance, saying the invitation extended to the Israeli orchestra was "purely musical."
According to the JTA, Ed Vaizey, Britain's minister for culture,
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communications and creative industries, who attended the concert, tweeted: "Demonstrators seem to have turned entire audience pro Israel."
This was not the first time that Anti-Israel protesters have targeted classical music performances: In August 2008, five members of the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign disrupted a concert by the Jerusalem String Quartet at Edinburgh's Queen's Hall.