Radiohead’s Thom Yorke responds to Ken Loach’s pro-BDS op-ed in the Indy.

UK Media Watch

Yesterday, anti-Zionist activist director Ken Loach took to the virtual pages of The Independent (increasingly the favourite forum for the Corbynista wing of the British left) to rebuke Thom Yorke, lead singer of the band Radiohead, for refusing to cancel his upcoming Tel Aviv gig.  As is often the case with such pro-BDS polemics, Loach’s justification for the call to politically, economically and culturally isolate Israel – and only Israel – included several blatant distortions. It also contained one outright lie: that there are “racially segregated roads” in the West Bank.

We followed up our tweet with an email to Indy editors, providingbackgroundon this myth and demonstrating that there are no – nor have there ever been – “racially segregated”…

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