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BDS to New Zealand: ‘Refuse visas to Israeli dance troupe’

BDS & Pro-Palestinian activists are trying to prevent Israel’s Batsheva Dance Company from performing in February at the New Zealand arts festival.



Pro-Palestinian activists in New Zealand have called on the government there not to issue visas to members of Israel’s Batsheva Dance Company, which is scheduled to perform at next month’s New Zealand Festival of the Arts.

In letters to New Zealand’s immigration and foreign ministers, activists from several different pro-Palestinian and pro-Israel boycott groups expressed their “concern” about the scheduled Batsheva performance, according to J-Wire, a Jewish news source from Australia and New Zealand. Continue Reading »