"Slutreplik from Sören Sommelius after kulturarbetarnas petition"
"This is an opinion piece. It is the writer who stands for the views that are put forward in the text, not Against."
"the DEBATE. ”You disgust against Israel will not stop Eurovisionsfinalen,” writes the friendship association Sweden-Israel at Aftonbladet debate in reply to the previous article where the 171 artists and cultural workers demanded that Sweden says no to participate in the Eurovisionsfinalen in Israel. "
"But it is not about hatred of a country, but if we take the distance from the policy that denies the palestinians their basic human rights. The terms of the long-running and brutal blockade of Gaza, bosättarpolitiken in the west bank and, in addition, the laws that made the palestinians in Israel to second-class citizens."
"Many israeli jews share our view and our arguments. In an open letter to the participating require a series of israeli-jewish professionals to eurovisionsfinalen be moved from Tel Aviv. "
"They remind that the contest will take place in Tel Aviv Expo Center, built on the ruins of the palestinian village al-Shaykh Muwannis, whose inhabitants were expelled by force from their houses and never allowed to return. "
"And they stress that it is unreasonable to ”our young men and women in the israeli army is forced to participate in various forms of crimes against the palestinians, including the illegal occupation of Gaza”."
"nSören Sommelius, one of the 171 who signed the petition against the Eurovision in Israel. "
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