Durham County had joined the boycott of South African goods during the 1980s apartheid era, and current campaigners were able to “use that as precedent for them taking action on G4S.”
Assurances by the security firm that it will not renew its contrasts with the Israeli Prison Service must not be trusted.
Palestinian civil society in Gaza urges escalation of international activisim to hold Israel accountable for its “criminal behavior.”
Outraged by the Israeli ban on South African cabinet minister Nzimande, a broad alliance of civil society organizations presented a program of action.
South African higher education minister Blade Nzimande calls on his country’s universities to cut ties with Israeli institutions.
The British-Danish firm G4S provides most of the surveillance technology used in Israel’s prisons.
The possibility of Israel joining the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is being discussed in both Washington and Brussels.
The vote ensures that Israeli products will remain off the shelves at student union shops and means the student union should now step up its BDS campaigning
A nine-day solidarity hunger strike by more than one hundred Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails brings end to nineteen-month solitary confinement of fellow prisoner.
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