Twenty-eight year old activist Alie Tshwaane Komape hopes to fly the Palestinian flag high as he takes on the gruelling 94th Comrades Marathon on Sunday. The Limpopo born runner has this year alone, run over 11 marathons – all in support of the Palestinian struggle, and to highlight Israel’s killing[…]
While it has welcomed the announcement by Brimstone Investment Corporation to fully exit the Israeli-led deal to acquire Clover Industries, the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement in South Africa has warned it won’t hesitate to act should any Israeli take-over go ahead. On Friday, Brimstone announced that it had[…]
South African model and businesswoman Shashi Naidoo has been denied entry into Palestine, BDS South Africa has confirmed. Naidoo was meant to go on her own fact finding mission to better understand the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, after a backlash on social media over her comments on Gaza. BDS South Africa said[…]
South African celebrity Shashi Naidoo has decided to visit Palestine, following a huge backlash over her recent comments on Gaza. Naidoo was addressing a press conference with BDS South Africa on Wednesday, after she reached out to the organisation to “re-educate” herself on the Palestinian issue. Over the weekend, Naidoo[…]
Mayor of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba has suspended senior city official, MMC of Health, Mpho Phalatse, over her participation at a pro-Israeli rally on Sunday. Its believed that Phalatse for publicly declared that the city was a friend of Israel and she has since gone on to share more of her views[…]
Palestinian sources say hospitals and medics are struggling to cope with the severe injuries of civilians in yesterday’s Great Right of Return protests. Eight Gazans were shot and killed by Zionist occupation forces yesterday, which brings the death toll since the start of the protests on March 30 to 31.[…]
“We lost one of our mothers today”. That’s how Palestine solidarity and human rights organisation, BDS South Africa described political and social activist Faieza Desai, who died on Thursday at the age of 58. Faieza succumbed to lymphoma, a cancer that begins in infection-fighting cells of the immune system. She[…]
The Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement in South Africa has hailed a decision to cancel the controversial Israel-Africa summit, which was meant to take place in Togo in October. According to Haartez, Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbé informed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he has cancelled the Africa-Israel Summit,[…]
Messages of support have flowed in for the position taken by the Parliament of South Africa in rejecting a visiting Israeli delegation. Fateh, a member of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and sister-party to South Africa’s governing ANC, has written to the SA Parliament commending it for sending a “clear[…]
South Africans are called to join a national one day symbolic 24 hour fast and day of action on the 15th of May in solidarity with thousands of Palestinians who are on a mass hunger strike. South Africa’s pro-Palestine movement have launched a nationwide action to support 1500 Palestinian political prisoners who[…]
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