Roger Waters calls on Greece's Katerine Duska to boycott Eurovision in Israel

Singer-songwriter Roger Waters, one of the most vocal advocates of a cultural boycott of Israel, has issued a personal message to Greece's Eurovision entry not to attend the annual song contest that is being hosted this year by Tel Aviv.

The British rock legend and co-founder of Pink Floyd is seen in a video posted by Greece's branch of the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement on Wednesday calling on Greek-Canadian artist Katerine Duska to boycott the popular song contest in protest at Israel's treatment of Palestinians.

Speaking in Greek and English, with a video clip of Duska paused on a flat-screen TV behind him, Waters says he is "appealing" to the young artist over the "conditions in occupied Palestine," which he describes as "horrific beyond imagination."

"There is an official picket line requested by Palestinian civil society asking all of us...

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