Waters pointed out that Wonder canceled a 2013 scheduled performance at a fundraising gala for the Friends of Israel Defense Forces and that he expects him to do the same with this award.
Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart said that Takoma Park "strongly denounces [antisemitism], Holocaust denial, and distortions about Judaism."
"Israelis spend millions and millions of dollars every year trying to spread this lie that anybody that speaks against Israeli government policy is an antisemite.”
In the video, Waters claimed Sheldon Adelson is the puppet master of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Donald Trump, and US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman.
During the interview, Awad urged Waters to visit Israel and perform in the country as means for encouraging Israeli-Palestinian dialogue.
Apparently, the abused has had enough of the abuser.
In collaboration with British filmmaker Ken Loach, an ardent critic of Israeli policies, Waters spoke at the UK Palestine Solidarity Campaign's (PSC) Nakba Day 2020 event.
A hero to admirers who say he has exposed abuses of power, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is cast by critics as a dangerous enemy of the state who has undermined Western security.
Prior to the decision, MLB sponsored ticket pre-sales for Waters' "This is Not a Drill" tour.
Waters’ new documentary, shot during his 2017/2018 concert tour, debuted internationally this October in limited theaters.