South Africa

By recognizing “State of Palestine,” Sweden could harm Palestinians

The trappings of “statehood” and “state” recognition, however well intentioned, will not restore usurped Palestinian rights.

Canada's tax-deductible support for Israel's crimes

Yves Engler
22 August 2014

The attacks on Gaza have led to a flood of inquiries about how Canadians can assist Israel’s military, according to one Zionist group.

How many more Gaza children must die before Israel is taken to war crimes court?

Israel’s ability to “carry out three genocidal wars” on Gaza since 2008 “is due to the absence of accountability,” activist and writer says on Gaza TV channel.

Gaza professor describes "most devastating destruction since 1948"

“You could see the pain and the horror in the eyes of the people, but you could also see resilience,” says Dr. Haidar Eid about his visit to Khuzaa in eastern Gaza on Wednesday.

South African Jewish students hounded after expressing solidarity with Gaza

The deputy class president of a prominent Jewish school has been deluged with threats and abuse.

Thank you, Sinéad O'Connor, for boycotting Israel

Irish singer gives boost to Palestine solidarity movement at a depressing time.

African Literature Association endorses academic boycott of Israel

The African Literature Association has endorsed the academic boycott of Israel with a statement in the context of historical African resistance to apartheid.

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.

Violent threats made against Canadian exhibition on oppression of Palestine and First Nations

Charlotte Silver
San Francisco
3 June 2014

Churches who helped take aboriginal children away from their parents proved reluctant to cooperate with the Victoria show.

Turkish court issues "historic" arrest warrants for Israeli army commanders

A tenth Turkish civilian has died after a four-year coma. He was shot in the head by Israeli commandos who raided the Mavi Marmara humanitarian aid boat in May 2010.

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