Index on Censorship and English PEN have spoken out against the BBC’s removal of Nigel Kennedy’s references to Israeli apartheid from television broadcasts. Read more about Speech groups slam BBC over Nigel Kennedy "censorship"
Filmmaker Ken Loach and rapper Mic Righteous have also had comments supporting Palestinians removed by the broadcaster. Read more about Why won't BBC let Nigel Kennedy denounce Israeli apartheid?
The innovative performance of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons by Kennedy and Palestine Strings included both classical and Arabic-inspired improvisations. Read more about Video: Nigel Kennedy and Palestine Strings play Vivaldi at 2013 BBC Proms
The London classical music festival is the Palestine Strings’ highest-profile performance yet. Read more about Young Palestinian violinists to play at London Proms