By Anees Teladia The Palestinian solidarity movement has criticized the South African Zionist lobby for its malicious verbal attacks on the Minister of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), Lindiwe Sisulu and attempting to undermine South Africa’s strong position against the Israeli occupation of Palestine. An article published[…]
Palestine solidarity movements in South Africa have lauded the ANC elective conference’s resolution to immediately downgrade the embassy in Israel to a liaison office. The announcement was made at the ANC elective conference in Nasrec last night. Delegates from the North West, together with branches and regions from other provinces,[…]
African National Congress international relations subcommittee chairperson Obed Bapela and other party leaders will be meeting with the South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) next week to discuss concerns. The discussions will focus on Bapela’s comments regarding dual citizenship and other matters relating to the Jewish community. “Obviously the[…]
The SA Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) on Wednesday said it intended to pursue criminal charges of hate speech against axed Wits Student Representative Council (SRC) president, Mcebo Dlamini. Dlamini openly expressed admiration for Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, adding that he believed all white people had an element of Hitler[…]
The SA Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) said it had laid criminal charges of hate speech against ex-University of Witwatersrand Students Representative Council president, Mcebo Dlamini, for calling Jews “devils”. “Dlamini’s comments are the latest in a series of offensive public statements that he made about South African Jews over[…]
The Boycott Divestment and South African Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS SA) movement has brushed off claims that it was advocating anti-semitism, in the midst of an uproar over its protests held recently. “This is absolute nonsense, that the BDS is spreading anti-semitism in South Africa. If anything the Palestinian[…]
Israel Apartheid Week (IAW) is a week which, under the guise of human rights activism, provides an opportunity for the hatred of Israel to flourish, the SA Jewish Board of Deputies said on Sunday. “It is also here that the line between anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism blur,” spokeswoman Charisse Zeifert said[…]
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[…]
President Jacob Zuma and the SA Jewish Board of Deputies on Thursday expressed support for a two-State solution in the Israel and Palestine conflict. Zuma reiterated South Africa’s willingness to support all sides to find a solution, said presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj in a statement. “The SAJBD also reiterated their[…]
Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) Western Cape secretary Tony Ehrenreich on Tuesday pressed charges against the South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) at Cape Town Police Station. This came after SAJBD laid a formal complaint against Ehrenreich with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) last Thursday[…]
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