Eurovision cannot hide stolen land and genocide

Eurovision cannot hide stolen land and genocide

In response to the Palestinian call for Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) protestors brought images of Israel’s brutal military occupation to the song contest venue built on the land of the ethnically cleansed Palestinian village of al-Shaykh Muwannis. The activists reminded the incoming crowd that “Taking part in Eurovision means you join a racist mission”…

Zochrot's "ReturnVision" Flotilla, 2019

Zochrot’s “ReturnVision” Flotilla, 2019

Palestinians, Israelis, and international visitors participated in the “ReturnVision” Flotilla, an event commemorating the Nakba in Jaffa, organized by Israeli NGO Zochrot. Established in the early 2000s, Zochrot has been educating the israeli public about the 1948 expulsion of the Palestinians, and advocating the right of return for all refugees. This flotilla commemorated the expulsion…

Die-in at the Euro vision

Die-in at the Euro vision

On Nakba day, Protesters held a die-in at the “Euro vision village.” This Euro vision site was erected on the land of the Palestinian village Al Manshiya that was ethnically cleansed in 1948. The action was part of an ongoing action week to protest Israel’s hosting of the Eurovision Song Contest As hundreds of thousands…

Blindfolded and handcuffed at the Eurovision in Tel Aviv

Israeli antizionist and International activists blockaded the entrance to the opening event of the Eurovision in Tel Aviv in support of the Palestinian Boycott Divestment and sanctions (BDS) call. They kneeled on the ground handcuffed and blindfolded to remind the festival goers of the 5400 Palestinian prisoners languishing in Israeli jails. These prisoners include 490…