Report: J Street U to Show ‘Occupation’ Film Narrated by Anti-Israel Activist Roger Waters

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 13: Former Pink Floyd member, Roger Waters, attends a protest by the We Stand With Shaker campaign group to highlight the situation of Shaker Aamer, the last Briton to be detained in Guantanamo Bay, outside the U.S embassy on February 13, 2015 in London, England. The …
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The Algemeiner reports: The student group J Street U is co-hosting a screening at Macalester College on Thursday evening of a film that has been criticized for demonizing Israel and whitewashing Palestinian terrorism, and features leading proponents of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign.

“The Occupation of the American Mind” — narrated by former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters — includes contributions from Amira Hass, Stephen Walt, Noam Chomsky, Max Blumenthal, Rashid Khalidi, Yousef Munayyer, Sut Jhally and Norman Finkelstein — a cast of characters well-known for their controversial criticisms of Israel and, in many cases, support for the hardline BDS movement.

J Street U — the campus arm of the lobbying group J Street, which describes itself as “the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans” — organized the 8 p.m. showing for Macalester students in conjunction with Macalester Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights, a group that seeks “to educate on all Palestinian activism, non-violent and otherwise.”

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