Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters accused of antisemitism after comparing Israeli government to Nazis

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The former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters has sparked a furious international disagreement by comparing the Israeli government to the Nazis.

The 70-year-old musician faces accusations of antisemitism after he said Israel’s “oppression” of the Palestinian people was akin to the Holocaust.

Speaking last week to the online US magazine Counter Punch, Waters said: “The parallels with what went on in the 1930s in Germany are so crushingly obvious.

“There were many people that pretended that the oppression of the Jews was not going on. From 1933 until 1946. So this is not a new scenario. Except that this time it’s the Palestinian people being murdered.”

Waters, who supports a cultural boycott of Israel, described the country’s Rabbis as “bizarre” and said they treated Palestinians and other Middle Eastern Arabs as “sub-human”.

Religious leaders hit back at Waters for what they described as an “antisemitic diatribe”. In a

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