More than 100 Israeli and international artists are demanding the boycott of the 2019Eurovision contest More than 100 Israeli and international artists are demanding the boycott of the 2019Eurovision contest

More than 100 Israeli and international artists are demanding the boycott of the 2019Eurovision contest

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, The British newspaper The Guardian published a letter written by more than 100 musicians, actors, writers and directors, in which they announced their support for the demands of Palestinian artists to boycott the Eurovision - the European singing competition to be held next year in Israel.

According to the letter, the shooting of the "Great March of Return", which took place during the protests on the border in the Gaza Strip, took place shortly after the victory of Barzilai in the contest "on 14 May," days after Israel won the Eurovision, One day, 62 unarmed Palestinian demonstrators, including six children, were killed and hundreds were shot dead. "

The message was signed by artists from Europe, Australia and the United States, as well as a number of Israeli cultural figures. Among the artists who have signed up are the musician Roger Waters of Pink Floyd, producer Brian Inoue and director Ken Loewich, who have more than once expressed their opposition to Israeli policy.

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