‘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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Protesters anything but happy with Pharrell, Woolworths

Hundreds of protesters waved Palestinian flags near the entrance of GrandWest Casino on Monday in the build-up to Grammy Award-winning artist Pharrell Williams’s concert. The protest was given the green light after BDS South Africa scored a victory on Saturday when a High Court application, aimed at preventing them from[…]

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Social media buzzing ahead of BDS protest

“Go to Hell, Pharrell!!” is how Twitter user ‏@beelah_eb_1 summed up the attitude of pro-Palestinian supporters ahead of a plan BDS protest outside Grand West this evening. U.S. musician, Pharrell Williams is expected to face a stormy reception to a one-off tour hosted by local retailer, Woolworths with BDS boldly[…]

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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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