Following the capture of the Women’s Boat to Gaza, the Zaytouna, the South African Government has been starkly criticised for continuing its diplomatic relations with Israel. The Zaytouna was captured in international waters, approximately 35 nautical miles from the shores of the Gaza Strip by Israeli forces while those on[…]
Given the fact that the recent assertions tabled by the South African Ambassador to Israel, Sisa Ngombane, were in conflict with the official stance of the South African government, stakeholders are now asking why the government has not headed the calls to have Ngombane recalled. Upon the return of the South[…]
As South Africans recover from what many describe as the “jaw-dropping” comments made by the South African ambassador to Israel, Sisa Ngombane, upon the return of the South African participant on the Women’s Boat to Gaza, Leigh-Ann Naidoo, activists have renewed the plea for the recall of Ngombane. Following the[…]
On Friday, an emotional Leigh-Ann Naidoo returned home to a crowd of pro-Palestinian supporters after being captured in international waters while on board the Women’s Boat to Gaza. Naidoo, a wits academic and activist, along with 12 other women from around the world, was enroute to attempt to break the[…]
A South African pro-Palestinian activist detained in Israel has been released and will arrive home on Friday. Leigh-Anne Naidoo was taken into custody along with 12 international activists, who formed part of an all-women crew aboard a vessel attempting to break the humanitarian blockade on Gaza. The delegation was arrested[…]
South African academic and activist Leigh-Ann Naidoo has joined scores of other women activists from around the world on the ground-breaking Women’s Boat to Gaza. The all-female crew are currently in Messina on the island of Sicily for the second leg of the journey, which will depart soon for the[…]
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