Batsheva protests in Edinburgh

On 30th August, a number of activists from Dundee travelled through to protest outside the Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre where, Israeli dance company, Batsheva were performing as part of the Edinburgh International Festival.

Batsheva were targetted because they are part of the Israeli state sponsored Brand Israel campaign. Hundreds took part in a lively protest that involved singing, chanting and ticket burning on all 3 nights that Batsheva were performing in Edinburgh.

Protest against Batsheva at the Edinburgh festival

Batsheva are due to return for a tour of the UK, starting in Edinburgh on 30th and 31st October. Don’t Dance with Israeli Apartheid will be organising demonstrations outside each show on the tour.




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