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“Damning” report on University of Johannesburg’s relations with Israel’s Ben-Gurion University

Today, a fact-finding report commissioned on the University of Johannesburg’s relationship with Israel’s Ben-Gurion University (BGU) was released. The report, titled, “The UJ-BGU Report”, is attached to this media release and can be accessed at www.ujpetition.com. The UJ-BGU Report reveals “damning”

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University of Johannesburg: Cancel Relationship with Ben-Gurion University!

International academics are invited to sign the petition from the University of Johannesburg, calling for an end to the university’s relationship with Ben-Gurion University(www.ujpetition.com). The UJ Petition was initiated late last year by South African academics, who have now asked for

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PRESS RELEASE – SA UNIVERSITY: Conditional termination with Israeli institution

29 September 2010 This afternoon, after what was described as a “most tense” Senate meeting, UJ’s highest academic body voted to conditionally end its Apartheid-era relationship with Ben-Gurion University (BGU). A fact-finding investigation conducted by the University confirmed BGU’s links

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Wellness Warehouse Stop selling Ahava or face protest and criminal charges

Dr Sean Gomes CEO Wellness Warehouse Head Office 50 Kloof Street PO Box 3644 Cape Town 8000 By fax and email: 021 487 5455 and sean[at]wellnesswarehouse.com Dear Dr. Gomes WELLNESS WAREHOUSE VIOLATES THE MERCHANDISE MARKS ACT (17 OF 1941) AS

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More varsities check Israel links

DAVID MACFARLANE | JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – Oct 01 2010 09:47 Major South African universities began looking into their own ties with Israeli universities within hours of the University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) decision on Wednesday night to terminate its links

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PSA PRESS RELEASE: UJ Takes Historic Decision to Boycott Israeli Institution &UP holds debate on Academic Freedom

ISSUED BY THE PALESTINE SOLIDARITY ALLIANCE-Today, Wednesday, 29 September 2010, the University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) highest academic body voted to conditionally terminate its partnership agreement with Israel’s Ben-Gurion University (BGU). The decision, made at UJ’s Soweto campus, stands as a

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SAfrica school rethinks Israel ties

University of Johannesburg threatens to sever ties with Israeli Ben-Gurion University if certain conditions are not met. Azad Essa Last Modified: 30 Sep 2010 01:21 GMT The South African University of Johannesburg (UJ) senate has threatened to end its relationship

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