Iceland’s act ‘to be punished’ after Palestine protest live on Eurovision Song Contest

Despite being the bookies’ favourite, the Netherlands’ Duncan Laurence looked shocked at being named the winner//Crimson Tazvinzwa

Iceland’s Eurovision act could be punished after displaying Palestinian flags during the live song contest, organisers have confirmed.

Hatari, a leather-clad bondage punk trio, were critical of Israel before Saturday’s grand finale, and even challenged the country’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, to a “friendly match of traditional Icelandic trouser grip wrestling”.

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