Greta Thunberg Detained at Eurovision Protest

June 27, 2024

Climate activist Greta Thunberg was detained by Swedish police in Malmö on Saturday for attending a pro-Palestinian protest outside the Eurovision venue. The demonstration was organized to protest the participation of Israel in the Eurovision contest while Israel is waging war in Gaza. Demonstrators hold signs and Palestinian flags, as people protest against Israeli participation in the Eurovision Song Contest. Protesters march during the Stop Israel demonstration against Israel's participation in the 68th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC). Another read “WELCOME TO GENOCIDE SONG CONTEST,” alongside an image of a heart dripping red ink like blood.