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CT remembers Nakba Day

Palestinians around the world commemorated Nakba Day (The Catastrophe) on Wednesday – regarded as the most pivotal day in the history of Palestine. On the 15 May 1948, Zionist militias forced more than 750,000 Palestinians to flee their homeland. This started a chain of events that left more than eight[…]

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Locals keep the heat on Al Aqsa issue

By Abubaker Abrahams Following a successful mass protest yesterday, a group of about 50 community members joined the Al-Quds Foundation for a picket in Wale Street in the CBD today, to show their unwavering support to the beleaguered Palestinians. Despite the announcement that Israeli authorities have eased some of the[…]

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#NotInOurName: Journalists in solidarity with SABC staff

Journalists have started picketing outside the SABC’s offices in Cape Town, in solidarity with the public broadcaster’s staff. The South African National Editors’ Forum will join Friday’s planned pickets outside the SABC’s offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg. Sanef urged all journalists and citizens who support media freedom to attend[…]

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#BlackFriday at the SABC

In what has been described as Black Friday, throngs of media workers were expected to picket outside the SABC offices in Joburg and Cape Town on Friday morning in solidarity with journalists suspended for standing against a censorship policy that has been likened to apartheid-era tendencies. This as journalists suspended[…]

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Picket calls on ANC NEC to put brakes on JZ’s presidency

A group of anti-Zuptas  demonstrated outside the African National Congress (ANC)’s national executive committee (NEC) meeting, and the organiser Ronald Lamola says in an attempt to have the NEC to put the brakes on Jacob Zuma’s presidency. “This is the last opportunity for ANC NEC to act against Zuma,” says Lamola. He adds[…]

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Activists picket against corruption

Over 150 activists and artists joined together at Parliament in Cape Town to Unite against Corruption, one day after the Nkandla Ad-hoc committee accepted the recommendations of the Nhleko report. The group were calling on all South Africans to mobilise against corruption ahead of the planned Unite against Corruption marches[…]

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Handful picket in CT on Nakba Day

For Palestinians around the world this day, Al-Nakba, marks the date that their entire world was turned upside down. May 15th every year commemorates the Nakba, which is Arabic for ‘catastrophe’. On this day 67 years ago, Israel began its ethnic cleansing of the Palestinian people where approximately 400 villages[…]

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R2K pickets over police brutality

“The police are exercising crime and excessive violence against communities, and they are getting away (with it).” This is according to organizer of the Right to Know campaign (R2K), Vainola Makan, as the group joined about 20 other organizations in a series of nationwide protests outside the country’s police stations.[…]

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57 Woolies protestors arrested

A total of 57 people who had protested in a Woolworths store in Killarney Mall were arrested on Saturday, Johannesburg police said. The group was charged with public disturbance, said Constable Thabo Malatji. “They went to Woolies and started disturbing customers inside the shop,” said Malatji. The protests are linked[…]

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