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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

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Why Does Israel Still Occupy the Palestinians?

Weekend Edition September 24 – 26, 2010 Policies Defying Rationality? By SHIR HEVER The majority of Israel’s anti-occupation movement, unfortunately, does not focus on the rights of Palestinians to live free, but on the damage that the occupation causes to

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Eight American Universities Say Yes to Apartheid – An Analysis

Lawrence Davidson A letter from Gaza appeared on the Web dated September 24, 2010. It was from a group of Gaza academics and students and sought to publicize the fact that eight American universities have recently signed agreements with various

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WHY UJ SHOULD SEVER RELATIONS WITH ISRAELI UNIVERSITY

By Professor Ran Greenstein Sunday Independent – South Africa – [26_09_2010] Can one live a normal life in an abnormal society? The anti-apartheid movement believed that you could not, and must not. It set out to disrupt the comfortable lives

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Israeli ties: a chance to do the right thing

Sep 26, 2010 12:00 AM | By Archbishop Desmond Tutu The University of Johannesburg’s Senate will next week meet to decide whether to end its relationship with an Israeli institution, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, on the grounds of that

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Full text of the interview with Richard Falk, U.N. Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Israeli-Occupied Territories of Palestine

C. Gouridasan Nair Interview with Richard Falk, U.N. Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Israeli-Occupied Territories of Palestine Richard Falk, the United Nations Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Israeli-Occupied Territories of Palestine, is sceptical whether the negotiations between Israeli

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Open letter to OECD regarding decision to host tourism conference in Jerusalem

18 September 2010 Your Excellency Angel Gurría SecretaryGeneral of OECD Cc:OECD Member States The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), a broad coalition of the largest civil society political parties, mass organizations, networks,and trade unions, strongly condemns the

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