Hollywood backs 'Harry Potter' star over anti-Semitic post

 Hollywood backs 'Harry Potter' star who defames anti-Semitic post

Hollywood has supported the actress Emma Watson, who played Hermione Granger in “Harry Potter”, who was dishonored by an anti-Semitic post published on Instagram in solidarity with the Palestinians.

Susan Sarandon, Mark Ruffalo, Peter Capaldi and Charles Dance stood up for the celebrity.

About 40 cultural figures supported the actress in a joint letter, including Gael Garcia Bernal, Jim Jarmusch, Maxine Pick, Viggo Mortensen and Steve Coogan, as well as screenwriter and producer James Schamus, directors Asif Kapadia, Mira Nair and Ken Loach.

“We join Emma Watson in supporting the simple statement that “solidarity — it's a verb.” This definition also includes solidarity with the Palestinians who are fighting for their rights in accordance with international law,” – said in a letter.

Hollywood cited a Human Rights Watch report alleging that Israel is committing crimes and persecuting cultural figures. people living under military occupation and apartheid. We oppose Israel's ongoing attempts to forcibly remove Palestinian families from their homes in areas of East Jerusalem and elsewhere in the Occupied Palestinian Territory,” – cultural figures added.

Recall that last week Watson posted an anti-Semitic photo in support of the Palestinians on her Instagram, signing the post “Solidarity is a verb.” Israel's ambassador to the UN Gilad Erdan said that " magic may work in Harry Potter, but in reality it doesn't.

women and seeking to destroy Israel”, – he said.

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