BDS South Africa

South Africa retailer Woolworths takes Israel boycotters to court

The South African retail giant Woolworths threatening BDS South Africa with legal action if it does not stop protests against Israeli goods at its stores.

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.

Under pressure, PLO tries to limit damage from Abbas attack on Israel boycott

Today’s statement should be seen as a sign that the PA understands that it cannot impose its unpopular views on Palestinian civil society.

Boycott activists celebrate as Ahava quits South Africa

BDS South Africa campaign claims victory, as settlement-based company Ahava quietly withdraws from the country.

In South Africa, Abbas opposes boycott of Israel

Abbas has made his clearest statement in opposition to BDS and South Africa rabbi who spoke at Mandela memorial lived in an Israeli settlement.

South Africa further limits ties with Israel

“The struggle of the people of Palestine is our struggle,” South Africa’s minister of international relations says.

BDS South Africa condemns anti-Jewish song

“Given our history of work against racism, including anti-Semitism, we unequivocally distance ourselves from the singing of this song and its sentiments.”

Recordings suggest racial profiling by sponsors of Israeli musician in South Africa

Students called for the university to cancel the Israeli group’s concert for violating the call for boycott and due to “irrefutable evidence provided of ethnic racism and racial profiling associated with the event.”

Afropop star Salif Keita cancels Israel gig after boycott calls

Superstar had been due to perform in occupied Jerusalem with Israeli foreign ministry’s “goodwill ambassador to Muslim countries”

South Africa ambassador rejects gift from Israel, condemns “replication of apartheid”

Ambassador condemns “racist actions of the Israeli parastatal, the Jewish National Fund, together with various other Israeli state institutions to forcibly remove the Palestinians and Bedouins.”

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