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Israel’s ‘unspoken alliance’

By Laila El-Haddad Sasha Polakow-Suransky, a senior editor at Foreign Affairs, poured through 7,000 pages of never-before-seen classified South African documents while researching his book, Israel’s Secret Relationship with Apartheid South Africa. In it, he relays the minutes and details

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

To end the occupation, cripple Israeli banks

Terry Crawford-Browne, The Electronic Intifada, 30 June 2010 The international banking sanctions campaign in New York against apartheid South Africa during the 1980s is regarded as the most effective strategy in bringing about a nonviolent end to the country’s apartheid

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

Recalling the anti-apartheid spirit

The Palestinians and those who support them must take lessons from the successful international anti-apartheid movement, writes Ayman El-Amir* Israel has worked hard to defeat the purpose of the Freedom Flotilla that sought to break the four-year-old Israeli stranglehold on

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

World Cup Campaign: End Apartheid of Israel in Palestine

Ending Israeli Apartheid in Palestine is world’s responsibility With the world focused on the 2010 world cup in symbolic South Africa the Palestinian Return Centre (PRC) is calling on the world community to remember the ongoing struggle against apartheid and

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

Tutu condemns Israel aid-boat attack

May 31, 2010 3:25 PM | By Sapa Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and a group of retired global leaders have joined international leaders in condemning the Israeli forces’ raid on a ship delivering relief supplies to Gaza. “We as

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

The Banquo’s Ghost of Israeli Foreign Policy

Max Blumenthal | May 14, 2010 A May 6 “expose” from the Israeli newspaper Yediot Ahronot gave Israeli government officials and their hardline American proxies the ammunition they had been seeking against Judge Richard Goldstone. After Goldstone, a Jewish former

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

US professor says that Gaza and the West Bank will be incorporated into a ‘Greater Israel,’ which will be an Apartheid state similar to white-ruled South Africa

The Future of Palestine By John J. Mearsheimer The following is an excerpt from the The Hisham Sharabi Memorial Lecture delivered by Professor John Mearsheimer at the Palestine Center in Washington D.C. on April 29, 2010. The Future of Palestine:

Posted in Sanctions, South African Context