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International Criminal Court founder Cherif Bassiouni defends violation of Israel boycott

Palestinians respond to Cherif Bassiouni’s justifications for speaking at Israeli universities.

Boycott to intensify after Israeli ban on South African minister's trip to Palestine

Outraged by the Israeli ban on South African cabinet minister Nzimande, a broad alliance of civil society organizations presented a program of action.

Israeli ban on South African cabinet minister boosts boycott campaign

South African higher education minister Blade Nzimande calls on his country’s universities to cut ties with Israeli institutions.

Israel's Gaza massacre boosts boycott calls in South Africa

South African politician joins growing calls for the Israeli ambassador to be expelled from the country, and for the South African ambassador to be recalled from Tel Aviv.

How today's liberal Zionists echo apartheid South Africa's defenders

Rania Khalek
13 February 2014

Anti-BDS liberals have taken racism a step further than Reagan and Thatcher dared to go with South Africa.

Hear Nelson Mandela discuss support of Palestine in 1990 interview

Nelson Mandela forcefully defends the Palestinian struggle to a New York audience in 1990; Haidar Eid remembers Mandela in Palestine; and Ali Abunimah talks about EI’s year ahead.

Nelson Mandela leaves a legacy of struggle

Adri Nieuwhof
6 December 2013
Middle-aged man holds photo of Mandela in front of heavily armed Israeli soldier

The late South African leader was long a supporter of the Palestinian cause.

BDS roundup: The victories of 2012

In this latest roundup of news from the global boycott, divestment and sanctions movement, we take a look back at a year full of victories.

In historic decision, South Africa's ANC makes support for Israel boycott its official policy

The vote by the ANC’s National Conference is by far the most authoritative endorsement of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel campaign.

Israel "more inhuman" than apartheid South Africa, ANC conference told

Adri Nieuwhof
9 November 2012

The recent ANC conference was a tribute to anti-apartheid leader Oliver Tambo combined with a call to boycott Israel.


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