Eurovision 2019: Artwashing Israel’s mass crimes in Palestine

The international song competition is also being organized around the Nakba day or the day of catastrophe, when in 1948, more than 7500,00 Palestinians were expelled from their homaeland by Israeli militia.

May 14, 2019 by V. Arun Kumar

As Eurovision 2019 begins in Israel on May 14, people’s movements across the globe, along with Palestinian organizations, have given a call to boycott the international song contest. Israel is attempting to use the contest for ‘artwashing’ its acts of crimes against humanity in Palestine, and to erase the history of its brutal occupation in Gaza and West Bank.