Action Forum for Palestine

Boycott activists picket outside Woolies

A small group from the Action Forum for Palestine held a peaceful picket outside Woolworths in Cavendish Square on Wednesday, vowing to keep up the pressure on retailer, two days after four members appeared in court for protesting. While some supporters were seen raising the Palestinian flag, others were holding[…]

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Action Forum vows to continue Woolies campaign

The Action Forum in support of Palestine has vowed to press ahead with its campaign of protesting outside the stores of local retailer Woolworths, despite the arrest of four of its members at a picket at the Cavendish Square branch over the weekend. Charges against the protesters were dropped on[…]

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‘We were manhandled’, claim activists

Four pro-Palestinian activsts arrested while protesting inside the Woolworths store in Cavendish Square on Saturday  were allegedly “manhandled” by the store’s security and management. Three men and one woman, members of the Action Forum for Palestine (AFFP), were taken to a basement and escorted to the Claremont police station. The[…]

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Police facing court action over arrest of protesters

The Action Forum for Palestine are planning to take action against the South African Police Services (SAPS), over the treatment of five pro-Palestinian supporters arrested on Sunday after allegedly staging an illegal protest. The protesters were pulled over by police after returning from a picket near the Sea Point Pavilion,[…]

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