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February 15, 2019       Share:    


The Hypocrisy of Eurovision Israel Boycotters

(Spectator-UK) Toby Young - The Guardian last week published a letter from 50 "artists of conscience" urging the BBC to boycott this year's Eurovision Song Contest because it's taking place in Israel. Why didn't any of them object when the Eurovision Song Contest was hosted by Russia in 2009? Why is Israel held to a higher moral standard than every other country in the Middle East, including the terrorist-backing Iran? When trouble flares in Gaza, there is always a renewed call for BDS, but no one would be injured if Hamas fighters weren't intent on breaking through the border fence. The signatories of the Guardian letter are just having their strings pulled by an Islamist terrorist organization committed to the destruction of Israel.

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