[Israeli singer Victoria Hanna is scheduled to perform at the New Plymouth festival in March. Photo credit: Facebook]
A Palestinian advocacy group is calling for the withdrawal of an Israeli singer from the WOMAD lineup.
Victoria Hanna is scheduled to perform at the New Plymouth festival in March.
But the Palestine Solidarity Network says her attendance would breach the international boycott movement known as BDS (Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions).
Hanna’s visit is “part of a propaganda tour for the Israeli state”, the group said on Sunday.
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PLEASE NOTE: The most recent word on the subject from Womad organisers was that Victoria Hanna will still be playing at Womad.