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South African campaign group Open Shuhada Street launched a petition in support of their government's decision to enforce traceability of settlement products.

The European Uni

June 26, 2012
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AGRICULTURE MEC Gerrit van Rensburg has decided against taking a trip to Israel after the Department of International Relations and Co-operation told him visits by government officials to that country had to be kept to a minimum, his spokesman, Wouter Kriel, has said.

Van Rensburg and two others were due to leave on Saturday, but Van Rensburg had decided to stay after the department’s letter was received on Friday, said Kriel.

“The visit had nothing to do with politics.

May 15, 2012
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Analysis

A quarter-century ago I barnstormed around the United States encouraging Americans, particularly students, to press for divestment from South Africa. Today, regrettably, the time has come for similar action to force an end to Israel's long-standing occupation of Palestinian territory and refusal to extend equal rights to Palestinian citizens who suffer from some 35 discriminatory laws.

I have reached this conclusion slowly and painfully.

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Challenging injustice through the courage of faith

The South African Christian community through the South African Council of Churches (SACC), South African Conference of Bishops of the Catholic Churches (SACBC) and other several ecumenical agencies join the other parts of the Church in the world to remember the Israeli/Palestinian people in their celebration of the 8th International Israeli Apartheid Week starting from the 5 -11 March.
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BDS South Africa issued the following release (with pamphlets) about the Jewish National Fund and it’s attempt to ‘greenwash’ its racist practices and policies:

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November 28, 2011
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BDS National Committee to participate in South Africa session of Russell Tribunal on Palestine - Cape Town, 5-7 November 2011

Live webcast begins 8am local time Saturday 5 November : http://www.russelltribunalonpalestine.http://www.

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Johannesburg’s international airport was put on red alert after its National Key Point status was activated this morning due to the expected arrival of a delegation from Israel.

August 11, 2011
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This afternoon at a joint press conference held at the student center of the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, national representatives of the South African Union of Students (SAUS), the South African Student Congress (SASCO) and the Young Communist League (YCL) slammed the pending trip of “Israeli Apartheid agents“ to South Africa.

The Israeli mission to South African campuses is expected to arrive on the 11th of August 2011.

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PRESS RELEASE

SA MEDIA WATCHDOG RULING:

SABC does not have to apologise -
Israel can be called an “apartheid” state

05 July 2011

This afternoon, in a bold ruling defending the right to freedom of expression and
political speech, the South African media watchdog, the Advertising
Standards Authority (ASA
), unequivocally dismissed all complaints relating
to a radio advert on 5fm that called for the boycott of Israel and compared
Israel to Apartheid South Africa.

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In the News

PRESS RELEASE

SA MEDIA WATCHDOG RULING:

SABC does not have to apologise -
Israel can be called an “apartheid” state

05 July 2011

This afternoon, in a bold ruling defending the right to freedom of expression and
political speech, the South African media watchdog, the Advertising
Standards Authority (ASA
), unequivocally dismissed all complaints relating
to a radio advert on 5fm that called for the boycott of Israel and compared
Israel to Apartheid South Africa.

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Feb