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Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadler's Wells, London

Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
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Protesters at the 'Don't Dance With Israeli Apartheid: Boycott Batsheva Dance Company' protest outside Sadler's Wells theatre chant pro-Palestinian slogans.
Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
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A protester is forcibly ejected from the Sadler's Wells Theatre after protesting against Israeli human rights abuses during the performance of the Israeli Batsheva dance company.
Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
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A protester chants pro-Palestinian slogans at the 'Don't Dance With Israeli Apartheid: Boycott Batsheva Dance Company' protest outside Sadler's Wells theatre in London.
Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
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A number of protesters were ejected from Sadler's Wells Theatre after protesting against Israeli human rights abuses during the performance of the Israeli Batsheva dance company.
Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
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Protesters chant pro-Palestinian slogans beneath a banner from the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network at the 'Don't Dance With Israeli Apartheid: Boycott Batsheva Dance Company' protest outside Sadler's Wells theatre in London.
Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
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A female protester outside Sadler's Wells Theatre at the Don't Dance With Israeli Apartheid: Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest carries a placard bearing the slogan 'Batsheva a fig leaf for Apartheid'.
Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
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A member of the public left during Batsheva's performance because, although enjoying the show, he was very shocked at the manner in which young girls protesting human rights abuses in Israel had been forcibly ejected from Sadler's Wells Theatre.
Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
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Placards at the 'Don't Dance With Israeli Apartheid: Boycott Batsheva Dance Company' protest suggest that the Batsheva dance company is used by Israel as a PR tool.
Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
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Protesters at the Don't Dance With Israeli Apartheid: Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest outside Sadler's Wells Theatre chant pro-Palestinian slogans.
Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
10/25
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A number of protesters were ejected from Sadler's Wells Theatre after protesting against Israeli human rights abuses during the performance of the Israeli Batsheva dance company.
Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
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A protester shouts pro-Palestinian slogans at the 'Don't Dance With Israeli Apartheid: Boycott Batsheva Dance Company' protest outside Sadler's Wells theatre.
Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
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There was a lively Don't Dance With Israeli Apartheid: Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest opposite the Sadler's Wells Theatre in London for the performance of the Israeli Batsheva dance company.
Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
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Protesters outside Sadler's Wells Theatre at the Don't Dance With Israeli Apartheid: Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest carry placards bearing pro-Palestinian slogans.
Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
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The management and staff of the Sadler's Wells Theatre appeared nervous throughout the performance of the Batsheva dance company. Here, staff eject a pro-Palestinian protester from the theatre after she protested against Israeli human rights abuses.
Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
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Protesters at the Don't Dance With Israeli Apartheid: Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest outside Sadler's Wells Theatre chant pro-Palestinian slogans.
Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
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Those present at the Don't Dance With Israeli Apartheid: Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest against the performance of the Israeli Batsheva dance company at Sadler's Wells Theatre in London carried placards bearing pro-Palestinian slogans.
Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
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A female protester outside Sadler's Wells Theatre at the Don't Dance With Israeli Apartheid: Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest carries a placard bearing the slogan 'Batsheva a fig leaf for Apartheid'.
Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
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There were long queues outside the Sadler's Wells Theatre for the performance of the Israeli Batsheva dance company as a result of extra security measures imposed in an attempt to thwart protests inside the theatre.
Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
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A female protester outside Sadler's Wells Theatre at the Don't Dance With Israeli Apartheid: Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest carries a placard bearing the slogan 'End Israeli Apartheid'.
Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
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A protester bearing a placard hands out leaflets at the Don't Dance With Israeli Apartheid: Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest outside Sadler's Wells Theatre in London before the performance of the Israeli Batsheva dance company.
Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
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Protesters hold Palestinian flags at the Don't Dance With Israeli Apartheid: Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest outside Sadler's Wells theatre in London.
Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
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A protester at the Don't Dance With Israeli Apartheid: Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest outside Sadler's Wells Theatre carries a placard calling on Israel to stop bombing the Gaza Strip.
Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest at Sadlers Wells London
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Protesters at the Don't Dance With Israeli Apartheid: Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest dancing the 'dabke', a traditional Palestinian dance, outside the Sadler's Wells Theatre.
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Security guards were well in evidence in the foyer of the Sadler's Wells Theatre throughout the performance by the Israel Batsheva dance company.
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A notice indicating some of the additional security measures considered necessary by the Sadler's Wells theatre for the visit of the Israeli Batsheva dance company because of the likelihood of protests inside the theatre.
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A 'Don't Dance With Israel Apartheid: Boycott Batsheva Dance Company' protest was organised by a number of pro-Palestinian pressure groups at a performance at Sadler's Wells theatre in London of the Israeli Batsheva dance company.

The Don't Dance With Israel Apartheid: Boycott Batsheva Dance Company protest was organised by a number of pro-Palestinian pressure groups, including Palestine Solidarity Campaign, against the performance at Sadler's Wells Theatre in London of the Israeli Batsheva dance company.

The Batsheva dance company is targeted by pro-Palestinian pressure groups because of its direct funding and branding links with the Israeli state.

This protest took place against the backdrop of Israel's continuing assault on the Gaza Strip, during which at least 110 Palestinians and 3 Israelis have been killed to date.

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