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.
In a message from the council regarding the screening, the members said that there will be a chance for discussion following the film but that members of the Jewish community declined to attend.
"It was Meredith’s understanding from her conversation with you that the film screening would be postponed perhaps until even next year.”
Waters, who presents himself as a human rights activist, has developed an unwarranted obsession with Israel while ignoring very real human rights infringements elsewhere in the world.
Disturbed, which has sold millions of albums, is set to play in Israel for the first time on July 2.
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