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South Africa’s Israel boycott

An international boycott helped end apartheid – now South Africans are leading world opposition to racism in Israel o Ronnie Kasrils o guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 29 September 2010 08.00 BST Desmond Tutu Prominent South Africans including Desmond Tutu have endorsed recent

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SA university must reconsider Israel ties – Haidar Eid

As a graduate of the University of Johannesburg and a resident of Gaza, I find it distressing that the university has signed an agreement with Israel’s Ben Gurion University despite the policy of ethnic cleansing and the latest war crimes

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Palestinian Organizing, South African Academica, South African Context, South African Organizing, Why Boycott?!

BNC Event: “South African anti-apartheid strategy and BDS, then and now”

The Palestinian Boycott Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) cordially invites you to a public presentation entitled(الدعوة العربية في المرفق) “South African anti-apartheid strategy and BDS, then and now” by Professor Patrick Bond Political economist and professor at the University

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Palestinian Organizing, South African Context, South African Organizing

Israel/Palestine and the Apartheid Analogy: Critics, Apologists and Strategic lessons (Parts 1 & 2)

by Ran Greenstein I. Introduction In the last decade, the notion that the Israeli system of political and military control bears strong resemblance to the apartheid system in South Africa has gained ground. It is invoked regularly by movements and

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Gaza: The Enduring Siege

by: Haidar Eid What lessons can be drawn from the anti-apartheid struggle to overcome the siege on Gaza? Overview Much attention has been paid to Israel’s “easing” of its siege of Gaza in early July 2010. Palestinians in Gaza now

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BDS Boycott Divestment and Sanctions Part 3

The BDS movement: boycott, divestment and sanctions used to put pressure on Israel to respect the rights of the Palestinian people and to end the occupation, is rapidly growing around the world. This video examines the economic aspects of BDS.

Posted in Boycott, Divestment, Economic Boycott, Israeli Organizing, Sanctions, South African Context, Why Boycott?!

Israeli right embracing one-state?

By Ali Abunimah There has been a strong revival in recent years of support among Palestinians for a one-state solution guaranteeing equal rights to Palestinians and Israeli Jews throughout historic Palestine. One might expect that any support for a single

Posted in Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions, South African Context, Why Boycott?!