With Israel for Peace (MIFF) has today sent a letter to the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) demanding that Iceland and the television station RÚV be punished for their breach of the rules during the final in Tel Aviv on Saturday 18 May . With detailed information from MIFF’s local branch from Iceland, we point out that the breach was planned, but that the Icelandic television station RÚV did nothing to stop it.
– Only by the consequences of the shameful act of the Hatari band, is it ensured that honor, honesty and respect continue to be the basis of the Eurovision Song Contest, MIFF concludes in the letter.
- The international signature campaign demanding that Iceland be disqualified has now received almost 36,000 signatures. Click here to sign.