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Eurovision fines Iceland over Palestine protest

Icelandic band Hatari is known for its opposition to the Israeli occupation of Palestine. – EPA pic, September 22, 2019.

THE organiser of the Eurovision Song Contest yesterday said Iceland has been fined after the band it entered displayed scarves with Palestinian flags during the final in Israel. Iceland’s group, Hatari, brandished the scarves when the final results were being announced at the end of the event, which was held in Tel Aviv in May.

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