Israel's government has tried to clamp down on opposition by launching a PR campaign using Google Ads which refers to the words "boycott" and "Eurovision", but leads to a glossy website extolling Israel as "Beautiful, Diverse, Sensational" - in a play on the BDS initials for the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement.
Later in the song, she sings: "Israel's been flouting global law, and human rights lie trampled on the floor".
We have an artist who would like to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest, and who we would love to welcome on that stage, but for that we need to have the framework secured.
Contestants from 41 countries walked an orange carpet in Tel Aviv's "Culture Square" on May 12 for the opening ceremony of Eurovision 2019, brushing aside security concerns and calls for a pro-Palestinian boycott.
Madonna's statement echoes Cave's sentiment, as she defends her right to perform to Israeli fans while saying her "heart breaks" over the violence. "We don't have a signed contract with her team, and if we do not have a signed contract, she can not perform on our stage".More news: Alabama Senate bans almost all abortions, including rape cases
Madonna reportedly is scheduled to perform at the Eurovision finals on Saturday night in Tel Aviv.
A source told Israeli publication Haartez one of the songs she sings will be a classic track, while the other will be her new single.
Her latest rendition, which has been updated since Australia's first televised decider, saw Miller-Heidke and two dancers sway metres above the stage. "We are in a situation now that is a bit odd".
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Almost 200 million people are expected to tune-in on Saturday to the competition, which pits singers and bands from different countries against each other in a live final with public voting.
"I hope and pray that we will soon break free from this bad cycle of destruction and create a new path towards peace".
Wolf Alice, a four-member rock band formed in 2013, won the prestigious Mercury Music Prize for their 2018 album Visions of A Life, which reached #2 in the United Kingdom album charts.
The hack comes amid a violent flare up of tensions between Israel and Palestinians which began on May 4, when hundreds of rockets were fired from Gaza into Israel, further escalating tensions in the region.
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"We urge you and all participants to withdraw from Eurovision". "If Madonna performs in Israel, crossing the global picket line, she will be helping to normalise this brutality".