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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:

With COP17, the United Nations Climate Change Conference, t

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.

In
Feb

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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.

In
Feb

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Lining up in the forecourt of the retail store in Cape Town's up-market Kloof Street on Saturday, human rights activists called a boycott of the business outlet.

They held up placards and sang.

June 13, 2011
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Lining up in the forecourt of the retail store in Cape Town's up-market Kloof Street on Saturday, human rights activists called a boycott of the business outlet.

They held up placards and sang.

June 13, 2011
By: 
BNC Statement

An Open Letter

Dear Mark "Barney" Greenway, Shane Embury, Danny Herrera, & Mitch Harris of Napalm Death

We are Palestinian students and youth based in Gaza, among 1.5 million in a tiny Strip of land the size of Britain’s Isle of white, surrounded and kept captive in a medieval siege by the Israeli Occupation Forces, the fourth most powerful army in the world.