In Tel Aviv, Eurovision songfest braces for pro-Palestinian boycott protests

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As ‘Eurovision Song Contest 2019’ banners go up across Tel Aviv, behind the glitz of the songfest is the latest manifestation of a bitter row between Israel and an international pro-Palestinian boycott movement.

When Israel was selected last year to host the 2019 Eurovision finals, the high-profile, 42-nation event was identified by the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) campaign as a target for its campaign to pressure governments, companies, performers and academics to isolate Israel.

Even as Israeli workers erect stages and lighting rigs along Tel...


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In Tel Aviv, Eurovision songfest braces for pro-Palestinian boycott protests


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