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Roger Waters - Hands Off Venezuela

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Former Pink Floyd front man has weighed into the economic and humanitarian crisis engulfing Venezuela – and demanded the US lift sanctions placed on the South American country in a furious video message.
In selfie footage he said was to be played at the “Hands Off Venezuela” concert organised by embattled socialist president Nicolás Maduro, Waters also suggested US-led aid headed for the country was the precursor for a coup or invasion.

Roger Waters has previously called for a cultural boycott of Israel, demanded bands performing at the Super Bowl take a knee and labelled Julian Assange an Australian hero.

“I have admired you from afar, certainly since 1998, but before that,” he told concert-goers at the event on the country’s border with Colombia. “I have watched you from afar resisting all the attempts of the great imperial powers to destroy your revolution. You resisted in 2002 and you are resisting now…“I have admired you from afar, certainly since 1998, but before that,” he told concert-goers at the event on the country’s border with Colombia. “I have watched you from afar resisting all the attempts of the great imperial powers to destroy your revolution. You resisted in 2002 and you are resisting now…
“These dreadful sanctions that are being used against you, all of you, every single one of you, I condemn absolutely.”