BDS SA

Injustice anywhere is injustice everywhere – ‘Clover Deal’ no good for Palestine, no good for SA

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement of South Africa (BDS SA), in partnership with other Palestine solidarity groups, will together with the General Industries Workers Union Of South Africa (GIWUSA) develop a way forward to build a united front of workers and Palestine solidarity groups in opposition to the controversial[…]

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BDS SA calls for investigation into Mossad activity

Boycotts Divestment and Sanctions South Africa (BDS SA) has released a statement expressing deep concern around Israeli intelligence agency, Mossad’s war against the BDS movement internationally. BDS SA has indicated that it will be approaching the Ministry of State Security (SSA) to investigate the matter, as BDS SA believes the[…]

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Mother City braces itself for Pharrell protest

The Mother City is bracing itself for the ‘mother’ of boycott demonstrations on Monday afternoon.  Following two court victories in the space of one week, activists and organisers are confident ahead of the mass demonstration outside Grand West Casino, to protest US musician Pharrell William’s partnership with Woolworths. The retailer[…]

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BDS warns new Woolies CEO of boycott pressure

While Woolworths has been lauded for its decision to appoint a black female as its CEO, it seems the move has also raised eyebrows. On Wednesday, the retail company announced it had appointed Cape Town born Zyda Rylands as its new CEO. Rylands will take responsibility for the entire food[…]

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‘Virgin Active contradicts itself’: NC4P

Pro-Palestinian sympathises have been encouraged to continue donning attire that highlights the “legitimate struggle” of the Palestinian people, amidst an uproar over Virgin Active’s decision to eject a well-known activist from its gym facility in Houghton, Johannesburg. Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) national coordinator, Muhammed Desai was forcibly removed from[…]

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BDS and PSA win court case

Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) South Africa and the Palestine Solidarity Alliance (PSA) have announced their victory in a court case against the billboard advertising company, Continental Outdoor Media. The case related to the companies removal of a series of billboards taken out by BDS and the PSA, highlighting the[…]

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Record broken for largest protest in SA history

The Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement in South Africa (BDS SA) has saluted the over a hundred thousand people that came out in support of the national Palestine solidarity protest march on Saturday – hailed as the largest demonstration the country has ever seen. Activists from around the country descended[…]

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Join banner campaign: BDS

South Africans have been urged to take part in a banner campaign to increase consciousness on the atrocities in Gaza. The campaign has been started by the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions campaign (BDS) in South Africa as a means to garner support for the Palestinian cause. Ordinary citizens can take[…]

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