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Malmo protest live: Eurovision chaos as thousands mob city for Palestine march

Tyler Mitchell By Tyler Mitchell May17,2024

Thousands of Palestine protesters have gathered in Malmo, Sweden, ahead of Eurovision’s final this evening where Israel‘s entry is set to perform.

Israel’s entry, Eden Golan, qualified on Thursday for the final with her song Hurricane, amid fierce demonstrations outside her hotel. Those in attendance at the protest on May 9 included 21-year-old eco-activist, Greta Thunberg.

Golan, 20, was told by Shin Bet, the Israeli security agency, not to leave her hotel during the demonstrations on Thursday. Today it has emerged around 100 Swedish police were required to escort the Israeli performer to the Eurovision venue, according to The Sun.

Video footage shows a stream of police vehicles travelling through the city, reportedly carrying the young singer.

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  1. Do you think the protests will impact the atmosphere at Eurovision tonight?

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