Jeddah music festival met with wide condemnation

By Anees Teladia With Saudi Arabia poised to host an international music festival in Jeddah mere days before the beginning of the Hajj season, the ummah has expressed outrage and has voiced sharp criticism of the event and against its organisers. The blatant disregard for the sanctity of the Hajj[…]

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‘I’ve lost respect for Pharrell’

While a large crowd of supporters turned out at the Pharrell Williams protest outside Grand West on Monday, the number was not nearly as close as the 60 000 people BDS South Africa anticipated in the lead up to the day. Nevertheless, supporters donned their Palestinian colours of red, black,[…]

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BDS protesters to oppose interdict

A coalition of Palestine solidarity activists involved in the on-going Woolworths boycott have instructed their lawyers to oppose an interdict sought by Grand West Casino attempting to halt a planned protest at the upcoming Pharell Williams concert. On Wednesday, BDS held a press conference stating that the protest will go[…]

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Security will be tight: AIG

The Afrikaans is Groot (AIG) concerts in Pretoria will go ahead as planned and security will be tight, the organisers said on Sunday, following threats by the ANCYL in Tshwane to march to the event. “We again want to confirm that effective measures is in place to ensure safety for[…]

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