A mass consumer boycott campaign against Clover Dairies could be imminent. The Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement in South Africa has announced it will be convening a broad-based meeting to consult with its affiliate organisations on the controversial Israeli takeover of Clover. This comes after the Israeli consortium Milco’s[…]
A group of South African Jews have written an open letter urging the UCT Senate to enforce an academic boycott of Israeli universities. On March 15th, the UCT senate took a ground-breaking decision refusing to “enter into any formal relationships with Israeli academic institutions operating in the occupied Palestinian territories[…]
Protesters targeted Puma stores on Saturday, urging the sportswear brand to end its deal with Israel’s football association, Palestinian activists said on Saturday. Protesters argue that Puma’s decision to become the main sponsor of the Israel Football Association (IFA) makes the brand complicit in Israel’s violations of international law and[…]
A move to boycott a popular Iranian ride-hailing application has gained momentum among social media users in the country after a controversy over a female passenger’s hijab, a headscarf worn by many Muslim women who feel it is part of their religion. It all began last week when the woman was asked by[…]
By Anees Teladia The University of Cape Town (UCT) has called for more consultation on the proposed academic boycott of Israeli institutions, amid concerns around the potential impact on the university. On Saturday, UCT’s council chose not to adopt a resolution on the formal adoption of policies which would see[…]
The University of Cape Town (UCT), one of the continent’s most prestigious universities, is one step closer to implementing a boycott against Israel. Last week, UCT’s Senate voted in favour of a proposal for the tertiary institution to not enter into any formal relationships with Israeli academic institutions operating in[…]
The government of Qatar took the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations’ International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday, accusing it of human rights violations as a result of a boycott enacted last year. The UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt imposed a boycott on Qatar in June 2017,[…]
The calls for boycotting certain Spur franchises will hit the owners and employees of those branches the hardest, the corporation’s CEO says. In a statement released on Wednesday, Pierre van Tonder said the boycotts were affecting a minority of Spur branches in areas with “certain demographical characteristics”. “Spur is however[…]
Palestinians are calling for a boycott of Pizza Hut after the food company’s Israel branch shared a picture on social media mocking the leader of a mass hunger strike in Israeli prisons. The franchise’s official Facebook page on Monday posted an image released earlier by Israeli prison authorities, allegedly showing[…]
Lobby group Right2Know has called for advertisers to boycott the public broadcaster until its “crisis” has been dealt with. The crisis at the SABC was unprecedented, R2K said in a statement on Monday. “The SABC is expected to post a loss of R500 million this year. Rampant financial mismanagement is[…]
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