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Proms: Palestinian Protest At Royal Albert Hall Forces BBC To Abandon Live Broadcast [Barbarians!]
Telegraph(UK) ^ | September 01, 2011 | Andrew Hough, and Andy Bloxham

Posted on 09/01/2011 6:48:22 PM PDT by Steelfish

Proms: Palestinian Protest At Royal Albert Hall Forces BBC To Abandon Live Broadcast The BBC was forced to suspend a live Proms broadcast on Radio 3 on Thursday night when a performance by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra was disrupted by protests.

By Andrew Hough, and Andy Bloxham 02 Sep 2011

Up to 30 pro-Palestinian demonstrators were ejected from the Royal Albert Hall after attempting to drown out the orchestra. They shouted anti-Israel statements throughout the concert, leading to clashes with members of the audience who wanted to hear the music. Witnesses reported seeing a fight break out.

Different groups of protesters stood up to chant at the start of each of the four pieces of the evening, meaning that fresh people had to be ejected each time. Radio 3 broadcast the first piece, which lasted about seven minutes, including the protests.

When the protesters started again at the start of the second, the broadcast was halted and a recording of a different orchestra playing the same music was played instead. RELATED ARTICLES BBC Proms radio broadcast pulled after Israel protest 01 Sep 2011 The BBC tried to resume the broadcast at the start of the second part of the concert - Prom 62 - but further protests led to it being abandoned. But audience members told The Daily Telegraph the protests did not deter the orchestra, which last played at the Proms in 2003. I t is thought it was the first time Radio 3 had been forced interrupt a broadcast of the summer-long festival of music because of protests. It remained unclear on Thursday night who organised the protest.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: alberthall; bbc; palestinianprotest; royalalberthall
The Barbarians at the gate have broken through!
1 posted on 09/01/2011 6:48:23 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

The religion of peace.


2 posted on 09/01/2011 6:49:44 PM PDT by Henry Hnyellar
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To: Steelfish

Folks over there take the Proms seriously, they
won’t take kindly to this.


3 posted on 09/01/2011 6:50:33 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Steelfish
Different groups of protesters stood up...

Really? How were they different?

4 posted on 09/01/2011 6:51:46 PM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: tet68

Try using the past tense.The barbarians have taken over.


5 posted on 09/01/2011 6:51:54 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Steelfish

The BBC will just blame the jews or Israel for it


6 posted on 09/01/2011 6:52:45 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Steelfish

People need to start beating the sh** out of the thugs who pull this crap.


7 posted on 09/01/2011 6:53:12 PM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: Steelfish

I hate Pro-Palestinian Nazis.


8 posted on 09/01/2011 6:55:09 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Rick Perry has more red flags than a May Day Parade)
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To: GeronL

Political Correctness has made ball-less wonders of so many...it is heartbreaking and maddening at the same time.

For the love of God, are there no people left that will stand up and say “ENOUGH already with your BULLSHIT”?????

(rant off)


9 posted on 09/01/2011 6:55:48 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: Henry Hnyellar

Ditto.


10 posted on 09/01/2011 6:56:17 PM PDT by cashless (Unlike Obama and his supporters, I'd rather be a TEA BAGGER than a TEA BAGGEE.)
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To: MagUSNRET

They are cowed and dhimmified


11 posted on 09/01/2011 6:56:51 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Henry Hnyellar
The performance got off to a peaceful start at 7.30pm, but within minutes protesters started singing loudly to the tune of Ode to Joy as the orchestra played Passacaglia, Op. 1 by Anton Webern.

I'm betting the protestors were non-Muslim leftist loons.

12 posted on 09/01/2011 6:57:43 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: Lurker

Now that’s a plan that will work. Indeed, the only plan that will work.


13 posted on 09/01/2011 6:57:45 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts

Sounds like a larger crowd of protesters came, knowing they would be kicked out, so they sent in a new squad for each segment of the performance. Or the whole group came, a new piece of it sacrificing itself for each new protest.

Britain will probably simply slap the offenders on the wrist.


14 posted on 09/01/2011 6:57:53 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (There's gonna be a Redneck Revolution! (See my freep page) [rednecks come in many colors])
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To: GeronL

They are chickenshit!!!


15 posted on 09/01/2011 6:58:30 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: Steelfish

Lots of tolerance being displayed there. I wonder if Tony Blair’s SiL Lauren Booth was there with those boobs! She last made the news several days ago calling for the “Destruction of Israel - liberate Al Quds” there in London! We should have learned way back at the Munich 1968 Olympics, these people are not civilized and have no desire to be.


16 posted on 09/01/2011 6:59:45 PM PDT by SES1066 (1776 to 2011, 235 years and counting in the GRAND EXPERIMENT!)
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To: Steelfish

INvite a damned Rugby team to these events! I can gauran-damn-tee you, they will “settle the issue!”


17 posted on 09/01/2011 7:00:05 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: Steelfish

I can imagine a scene like in slapstick cartoons, where unruly concertgoers get horns stuck over their heads, impaled in bass drums, run over by the grand piano, etc.


18 posted on 09/01/2011 7:00:53 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (There's gonna be a Redneck Revolution! (See my freep page) [rednecks come in many colors])
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To: Steelfish

At least we don’t have to worry about having to
hear the Palestinian Philharmonic any time soon.


19 posted on 09/01/2011 7:02:09 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Steelfish

No arrests were made. That wouldn’t be politically correct.


20 posted on 09/01/2011 7:02:10 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: tet68

What would that be, one huge battery section?


21 posted on 09/01/2011 7:03:10 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (There's gonna be a Redneck Revolution! (See my freep page) [rednecks come in many colors])
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To: MagUSNRET

Fascists understand only one language: FORCE! If a few of them were beaten to pulp this would have sent a message that finally civilized society has had enough and has begun to fight back.


22 posted on 09/01/2011 7:06:16 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Steelfish

Classic Alinsky. By chance were these muzzies ‘community organized’ in south Chicago by a man named Hussein?


23 posted on 09/01/2011 7:08:56 PM PDT by crusader71
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To: Steelfish

AGREED


24 posted on 09/01/2011 7:12:10 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: MagUSNRET

The same tactics as the nazi brown shirts—disrupt everything and prevent any opposing view
from being heard.


25 posted on 09/01/2011 7:17:09 PM PDT by CondorFlight (I)
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To: SES1066

uh that was the 1972 Munich Olympics. The 1968 Olympics were in Mexico City.


26 posted on 09/01/2011 7:17:46 PM PDT by xp38
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To: Steelfish

Leonard Slatkin Conducts the BBC Orchestra on September 15 2001 in honor of those who lost their lives a few days prior. Visuals from BBC’s ‘Last Night of the Proms’ and ABC’s ‘Report from ground zero’. AUVIEX edit.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRMz8fKkG2g

How quickly we forget.


27 posted on 09/01/2011 7:55:10 PM PDT by DUMBGRUNT (The best is the enemy of the good!)
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To: Steelfish

Now they know how many a-holes it takes to fill the Albert Hall.


28 posted on 09/01/2011 7:55:49 PM PDT by rfp1234
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To: xp38
uh that was the 1972 Munich Olympics.

[Facepalm] It was late, I was tired, no caffeine ... Yada, yada, yada. Thanks for the correction but I hope you share the intention of the point!

29 posted on 09/02/2011 4:35:45 AM PDT by SES1066 (1776 to 2011, 235 years and counting in the GRAND EXPERIMENT!)
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To: SES1066

Yes I agree


30 posted on 09/02/2011 6:35:02 AM PDT by xp38
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