At least 109 Palestinians, including four children, were injured by Israeli forces on Friday during protests along the Gaza border fence with Israel, Palestinian news agency Wafa reported. Three protesters are in critical condition after Israeli forces shot them in the head and medics cited by a Reuters report said[…]
“Exile is like death,” Ahmad Attoun, a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC), told Al Jazeera. “I can’t explain my relationship to Jerusalem. It is part of my soul.” “Jerusalem is now just a few metres away from me, but I can’t enter. There are no words to describe[…]
In today’s world, if someone is called a “terrorist”, he instantly loses his human face. Torturing, starving, humiliating and attacking Gaza’s population of two million civilians is okay, as long as you label them “terrorists”. Once you’ve done that, no justification, excuse or evidence is needed. Even an eight-month-old infant[…]
Radio shock jock Gareth Cliff has landed himself in hot water again after he accused Palestinians of inciting the violence at the Gaza border fence last week and expressed support for the Zionist state of Israel. On his show on Cliff Central on Wednesday morning, he commented on last week’s[…]
Gazans lined up from dawn on Friday to travel across the border into Egypt after President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said his country’s gateway with the Gaza Strip would be opened throughout the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Sisi’s announcement late Thursday, if fully implemented, would open the Rafah crossing to[…]
The March of Return organizing committee in the Gaza Strip has called on Gazans to come out en masses for marches on Friday, the first of Ramadan, under the slogan “Friday for the martyrs and the wounded.” After heavy clashes on Monday in which at least 60 Palestinians were killed,[…]
Remarks by the SA Jewish Board of Deputies, the SA Zionist Federation and the Democratic Alliance (DA) criticizing the South African government’s decision to withdraw South Africa’s ambassador to Israel has raised the ire of the pro-Palestinian movement. On Monday, the Department of International Relations announced it would be withdrawing[…]
The National Freedom Party (NFP) leader and parliamentarian, Ahmed Munzoor Shaik Emam, has tabled a draft resolution calling for the unconditional downgrade of the South African Embassy in Tel Aviv to a liaison office. Speaking at the Goodhope Building in the precinct of Parliament on Thursday, Eman said while he[…]
The Israeli military has conducted overnight air strikes on the Gaza Strip’s northern areas, claiming it was targeting Hamas positions. The development comes after the Israeli army shot dead 62 Palestinians protesting near the fence with Israel to call for their right of return. Palestinians were marking 70 years since[…]
“Expel the Israeli ambassador from South Africa and close the Israeli embassy.” That was the vociferous call from the crowd of 2500 at yesterday’s mass march in solidarity with Palestinians on the 70th anniversary of the Nakba. The Cape Town march was dubbed the #GreatReturnMarch in solidarity with the thousands[…]
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