Shame 2.0: Why does Israel Irshad Manji vs Mehdi Hasan: 2 days ago   25:20

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Ridicule, threats of bodily harm, and scorn – this is what Israeli actress and playwright Einat Weizman endured for participating in art and activism focused on Israel-Palestine politics.

In the docu-play “Shame 2.0”, Weizman and Palestinian actor Morad Hassan explore the difficulties of producing politically-driven theatre, and the challenges they have faced because of their beliefs and backgrounds.

Einat and Morad share their narratives in individual monologues, recounting the hurdles they had to overcome to progress their respective careers in a contentious political climate. In each performance, Weizman and Morad are periodically interrupted by news footage of Israeli culture minister Miri Regev, whose efforts to pull government funding from organisations or events deemed disloyal to the state has been criticised as a form of censorship.

In this episode, Morad Hassan, Einat Weizman, and Shame 2.0 actress Colleen Delany discuss how they are using the production to highlight obstacles artists and activists must overcome to break down barriers in Israel and the occupied territories.

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Al Jazeera English
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Akiva Goldberg
The government of Israel is afraid of these losers, they just don't want tax dollars going to fund treason.
Thomas Wery
Israelis are the Chosen People of God!
Lexie D
What "tool" don't they use? Khazars from hell.
Yassine St
Israhell apartheid land thats what they learned from the Nazis
Monhimmer
The jews & Israhell should be blown off the face of Earth .
Rod13
Al Jazeera is doing such a good job. Respect
That Sebastian guy in the reply section . People there is always more room to be snarky...np , But ffs own your beliefs and positions to the end. If the price to preserve Israel's Zionist identity is you being an indifferent fascist whatever the cost...just admit it .
Censoring art has no justification whatsoever

I guess its hopeless when you vote for Meri Regev and the likes of her
Vinsensius Gracia
LOL you just forget how arab country censoring art too.
KL NightSurfer
Which Middle Eastern country doesn't censor art?
Showkat Ahmad
Israeli 🐕 dogs nd Americans r terrorists
Roy James
Is there a need to be censored as the country because it's so criminal state
Anon Frank
If you compare from when Islam began(circa 700a.d.) , Jews were treated better in Islamic empires than they were in the Christian empires . The Islamic empire ending during and after ww1 . And then you have to take into consideration the Nazi Holocaust later and the Roman Empire and European Dark Ages where also Jews were treated so badly by Christian kingdoms, empires and lands . Then why do Israelis blame it all on the Palestinians and Muslims in general ?
Vanraj vannu006
Censor Israel
Aungsan Oo
I am so inspired by the play!
Daniel Vare
israel is occupying land not state .
lilbeserk
Good luck Arabs on your poor plight on Palestinian. The rest of the world doesn't care! It's about time!
R.L. Gray
They eont censor that nasty wench Marina Ambromovic.
Future of Goodness & Kindness
You guys are living in a dark dream, the reality in Israel is so much better than what you think you just got to open up your heart and accept that peace came upon Israel.
Future of Goodness & Kindness
The PEACE is already here come to Israel and experience Utopia.
Future of Goodness & Kindness
Peace exists in Israel you just got to open up your heart to peace & love.
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