South Africa

Rolling Stones accused of hypocrisy as Tel Aviv gig announced

The Palestinian national boycott committee says that the Rolling Stones’ planned gig is much like those few artists who played Sun City during the era of South African apartheid.

US students resist repression of Palestine solidarity on campus

University of Michigan students engage in a sit-in after the student government tables a divestment vote “indefinitely”; Max Geller of Northeastern SJP talks about repression of student activism by the administration and right-wing groups; and a report from Gaza during Israeli Apartheid Week.

India and Palestine: connected by struggle

Marcy Newman
20 March 2014

Although Ariel Sharon considered New Delhi a “strategic partner,” India’s independence movement was strongly critical of Israel.

South African church leaders endorse Israeli Apartheid Week

Archbishop Desmond Tutu and leaders of the South African Council of Churches compare Israel’s abuses to apartheid South Africa and reiterate backing for boycott, divestment and sanctions,

My new book “The Battle for Justice in Palestine”

I’m pleased to announce the publication of my new book, The Battle for Justice in Palestine. It has been called “a crucial book at a crucial time.”

Harvard students collect testimonies of apartheid from Palestine to US

Student activists at Harvard University ask fellow undergraduates, “what does apartheid mean to you?”

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.

Boycott and Zionists’ crocodile tears for Palestinian workers

Israel’s apologists have a new line: if you don’t buy products made in Israeli settlements, then you’ll put Palestinians who make them out of a job.

Israel faces isolation with boycotts mounting, UK envoy warns

Ambassador’s comments come as reports emerge that Israeli banks are facing more pressure from European pension funds over their role in illegal colonies.

Palestinian Christians “not really Arabs,” says senior Israeli lawmaker

Netanyahu ally’s proposal for Palestinians resembles South Africa’s separation of “Coloreds” and “Indians.”

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