South Africa

Listen: North Carolina county drops Israeli occupation profiteer G4S

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.”

South Africans apologize over forest planted on Palestinian village

Sarah Levy
5 May 2015

Donors to the Jewish National Fund are often unaware they are helping to conceal the results of ethnic cleansing.

Early classic of Palestinian resistance cinema reemerges

They Do Not Exist resists Israeli denial of Palestinian life. 

“Killing me softly with your bombs”: Activists tell Lauryn Hill to skip Israel gig

As boycott pressure mounts, Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters urges Robbie Williams to cancel Tel Aviv show.

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.

Princeton students buoyed by close vote in Israel divestment referendum

In close vote, 47.5 percent of undergraduates vote in favor of divestment from companies complicit in Israel’s occupation.

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.

Palestinians denied medicines in prisons equipped by G4S, says new report

The British-Danish firm G4S provides most of the surveillance technology used in Israel’s prisons. 

UK politicians adopt Israeli-style tactic to scare voters over Scotland

Election accusation that Scottish nationalists seek “destruction of the UK” echoes Israeli rhetoric.

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