Woolies boycott officially ends after 2 years

Following an intense two year campaign, the local Palestine solidarity movement has announced an end to the controversial #BoycottWoolworths campaign. The #BoycottWoolworths campaign was launched in August 2014 in response to Israel’s brutal 51 day assault on Gaza, which killed more than 2,100 Palestinians. The #BoycottWoolworths campaign called for the[…]

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‘Virgin Active contradicts itself’: NC4P

Pro-Palestinian sympathises have been encouraged to continue donning attire that highlights the “legitimate struggle” of the Palestinian people, amidst an uproar over Virgin Active’s decision to eject a well-known activist from its gym facility in Houghton, Johannesburg. Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) national coordinator, Muhammed Desai was forcibly removed from[…]

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SA flotilla activists arrive home

Two South Africans, part of the recently-intercepted Freedom Flotilla that attempted to break an eight year Israeli siege of the Gaza Strip, returned to South Africa via OR Tambo Airport on Wednesday morning. Dr. Clint Le Bruyns was on-board a standby vessel, while Ismail Moola provided logistical support for three[…]

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NC4P to host workshop on Palestine

In light of Israel’s continued aggression and expanding Zionist policies towards Palestinians, a collective of pro-Palestinian organisations want to increase public understanding of current developments in the Middle East. With this in mind, the National Coalition of Palestine (NC4P) will be hosting a workshop on Palestine to keep the awareness[…]

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COSAS apologises for pig’s head

The Congress of South African Students (COSAS) has apologized for an incident that took place on Saturday, in which a pig’s head was placed in the halal food section of a Woolworth’s store in Sea Point. The act, seen as a form of protest for the retailers continued stocking of[…]

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BDS welcomes SAJBD stance

The South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) has reportedly had a change of heart in its stance on the Israel-Palestine conflict, following statements by its president on the ENCA channel. SAJBD head, Zev Krengel, is reported to have said that the body’s views were “in line with those of[…]

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NC4P meets Zuma on Palestine

Representatives from the Palestinian solidarity movement in South Africa met with President Jacob Zuma at his official residence in Cape Town, Genadendal on Wednesday. The 90 minute meeting on Palestine was convened in response to growing protests by South African civil society across the country. There has been stronger pressure[…]

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National Day of Action against Woolies

The National Coalition for Palestine (NC4P) has called for a National Day of Action against retail group Woolworths on the 30th August. The coalition has urged Palestinian sympathisers to visit their nearest Woolworths store and protest against the company’s refusal to remove Israeli products from its shelves. Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions[…]

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NC4P hails record pro-Palestine march

The National Coalition for Palestine (NC4P) has described Saturday’s march to Parliament, as the biggest and most diverse in the countries history. More than 100 000 pro-Palestinian supporters from all walks of life gathered in the City CBD, in condemnation of Israel’s brutal campaign against the people of Gaza. The[…]

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