MEDIA ALERT: BOYCOTT EUROVISION 2019 PROTEST TOMORROW SATURDAY 11AM AT SBS

PURPOSE

Supporters of Palestinians’ equal human rights will be loudly telling SBS board and management how disappointed they are that Eurovision 2019 – happening in apartheid Israel in 3 weeks’ time – is being treated as business as usual by the broadcaster, despite a global call for a boycott from Palestinian artists that is supported by thousands of Australians and prominent musicians and artists, including L-FRESH The Lion (former SBS Eurovision judge), Nick Seymour (Crowded House), Blak Douglas (contemporary indigenous artist), Candy Bowers (artist/creator), Miriam Margoyles (actor) and Colin Friels (actor).

SPEAKERS + MESSAGES OF SUPPORT

* Palestine Action Group spokesperson
* BDS Australia spokesperson
* Independent candidate for Wentworth Matthew Drake-Brockman (campaigning for ethical foreign policy focusing on Palestine/Israel and West Papua/Indonesia)

Messages from:

* Mary Kostakidis (former face of SBS News)
* Helen Razer (outspoken journalist and opinion-maker)
* Tom Ballard (comedian and podcaster)

TIME: 11AM
PLACE: SBS, 14 Herbert St, Artarmon
CONTACT: Bruce Knobloch 0425282450