Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip today performed a concert to call for the boycott of the Eurovision Song Contest, which is being held in Israel on Saturday.
The Jusoor International Communications Group held a concert on the ruins of the home of the Abu Amar family, which was bombed by Israeli warplanes during the latest round of attacks on May 4-6.
Palestinians in Gaza hold a concert on the rubble of a building bombed & destroyed by Israel during its latest US-sponsored-Gaza-genocide-mission, to coincide with #Eurovision2019, Tel Aviv#BoycottEurovision2019#GroupPalestine #قروب_فلسطيني pic.twitter.com/9es5Mt8ilu
— 🖤✦ Ᾰ ღ ✦___🍃🕊 (@Betelgeuse100) May 14, 2019
Kamel Musallam, Jusoor coordinator, said:
“Eurovision is being held in Tel Aviv which was established on the ruins of a Palestinian village which was emptied of its inhabitants by Israeli forces in 1948 using the most hideous crimes of ethnic cleansing.”
— Palestine Chronicle (@PalestineChron) May 12, 2019
Among those taking part in the Gaza concert today was the mother of slain paramedic Razan Al-Najjar, who was shot by an Israeli sniper during the Great March of Return protests.
(Middle East Monitor, PC, Social Media)