South Africa

Literary journal "Wasafiri" launches Palestine special edition

“Lawyer with a soul” Raja Shehadeh contributes essay on the importance of “vision.”

Israel denies entry to South African boycott activist

A former EAPPI volunteer, Marthie Momberg was on her way to a Kairos Palestine conference in Bethlehem.

Israel's fear of boycott rooted in tactic's historic victories against colonialism

Tithi Bhattacharya
2 December 2014

If Israeli apartheid falls, it will not just be a victory for Palestine, but a taste of liberation for the whole world.

Barclays boycotted over Israel arms trade shares

Michael Deas and
Tom Anderson
21 November 2014

The UK banking giant has defended its investment in Elbit in Orwellian terms.

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.

The moral clarity of Richard Falk

Rod Such
14 November 2014

The former UN special rapporteur on Palestine excoriates the pro-Israel bias of The New York Times in his new book.

Video: French activists seize stage at Israel-backed film festival

Dozens of activists disrupted an Israeli-government backed film screening at the Cinemed 2014 festival in Montpellier, France, forcing the showing to be abandoned.

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.

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