Updates from the palestinian BDS (Ireland)
More than 140 artists from Europe and beyond support the appeal from Palestinian artists to boycott the contest next year. Quotes from signatories here.
Quotes from signatories of Boycott Eurovision 2019 artists’ letter published in The Guardian.
Holding a friendly match with Israel sends the message that ending the dreams of Palestinians footballers is not significant. Palestinians urge the Irish Football Association to take a stand for justice and cancel its friendly match with Israel.
Member of European Parliament calls on Ireland's public broadcaster RTÉ to commit to boycotting Eurovision in 2019
In a stand for Palestinian rights, music legends, former Eurovision winner, commentator and presenters, performaning arts trade unions and well known LGBTQ+ and feminist campaigners and others endorse the call for Ireland to boycott Eurovision 2019.
The Lord Mayor of Dublin has called for a boycott of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest following Israels's win in Lisbon on Saturday night.
"Dublin has offered the strongest response to date to Israel’s latest massacre against unarmed Palestinian protesters in the occupied and besieged Gaza Strip. This is the most impressive win yet for the BDS movement in 2018."