The former Pink Floyd frontman is against Israel's illegal settlement building and has likened the country's treatment of Palestinians to both Nazi Germany and South African apartheid.
Hizma village in the Occupied West Bank sits atop a strategic hill and is surrounded by a wall controlled by Israel. Israel says the wall is necessary due to security concerns, but the villagers say it is used take their lands.
The heckling of South African President Jacob Zuma on May Day this year is in many ways a turning point for South African politics, and particularly for Zuma himself.
UN under-secretary general Rima Khalaf steps down after refusing to give into pressure to withdraw a report that accuses Israel of apartheid against the Palestinians.
UN Under-Secretary General Rima Khalaf said the agency's report "clearly and frankly concludes that Israel is a racist state that has established an apartheid system that persecutes the Palestinian people."
Clashes broke out as foreign workers and anti-migrant protesters came face-to-face in the South African capital Pretoria as tensions between unemployed locals and non-national shopkeepers boiled over.
Residents set schools ablaze ahead of South Africa's local polls in protest of poor social services.
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