Abbas has made his clearest statement in opposition to BDS and South Africa rabbi who spoke at Mandela memorial lived in an Israeli settlement. Read more about In South Africa, Abbas opposes boycott of Israel
Israel continues to severely restrict academic and other contacts between Palestinians and the outside world while complaining that it is being unjustly targeted by academic and cultural boycott. Read more about Israel interrogates, expels well-known South African academic Salim Vally, invited to lecture in Palestine
A South African activist working for the global boycott movement against Israeli apartheid connects the ongoing anti-colonialist struggles from Johannesburg to Palestine. Read more about South African activist: "Palestine casts light on our own history"