Israeli Apartheid Week

Palestinian activist Lema Nazeeh to visit SA

Prominent Palestinian human rights activists Lema Nazeeh will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) from the 1st to 7th of April. Nazeeh, who hails from the West Bank town of Ramallah, is a diplomat at the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She has previously worked[…]

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Israeli Apartheid Week to focus on Africa for Palestine

After a successful few years growing the Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) campaign in South Africa, the local solidarity movement is hoping that more African countries will support the awareness campaign. This year will be the 15th year of the global campaign and its believed that African countries such as Zambia,[…]

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#IsraeliApartheidWeek campaign to focus on racism against Africans in Israel

Racism against Africans by the Israeli regime will take centre stage during the South African leg of this year’s 14th international #IsraeliApartheidWeek campaign from 12 – 18 March 2018. #IsraeliApartheidWeek is an international series of self-organized rallies, protests, lectures, cultural performances, concerts, sports events, films and workshops held annually in over[…]

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Artists 4 Israel: Whitewashing Apartheid

Art, according to the renowned filmographer Tarkovsky, can only be considered realistic when it strives to express an ethical ideal. “Realism,” he said, “is striving for truth, and truth is always beautiful.” There are many who would argue that art is apolitical, but in reality, as Helen Lewis of the[…]

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Police investigate defaced Palestinian billboard

Police are investigating who is behind the defacing of an Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) billboard over the weekend. The billboard is one of two that face each other and is situated directly across from the O.R Tambo International Airport. After being informed by an IAW supporter about the defacing of[…]

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IAW to intensify debate on Israeli policies

Israel’s apartheid system will be placed firmly on the national agenda when the 13th Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) campaign kicks off from the 5th – 12 March. IAW is an annual international series of self-organized events held in over 250 cities, communities and campuses across the globe. The solidarity event[…]

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‘Israel is an apartheid state’: UCT students

The University of Cape Town (IAW) was buzzing on Thursday with students gathering on Jameson Steps on upper campus to partake in an Israeli Apartheid Week rally organized by the UCT Palestinian Solidarity Forum (PSF). The rally hosted a number of speakers all there showing their support for the Palestine. The[…]

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Israeli civil rights activist to visit SA

Professor Uri Davis will be on a South African speaking tour as part of the 12th annual international #IsraeliApartheidWeek (IAW) campaign between the 7th and 13th of March. The speaking tour is made possible by the Palestinian Embassy in South Africa. Dr Uri Davis has been at the forefront of[…]

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