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More than 50 people joined a demonstration outside the G4S shareholders meeting at which the company announced plans to end its role in Israel's prison system, but only by 2017[/caption] - G4S announces future pull out of...

Analysis
“While the majority of black South African leaders are against disinvestment and boycotts, there are tiny factions that support disinvestment — namely terrorist
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South Africa’s Parliamentary Portfolio Committee held a “Solidarity Conference in Support of the Peoples of Palestine, Western Sahara and Cuba” on Thursday, 6th February 2014. The session was opened by an icon of the anti-apartheid struggle, Ahmed Kathrada.

February 6, 2014
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After being approached by the Palestine solidarity and human rights organisation, BDS South Africa, the renowned Cape Town based "Trauma Centre" has terminated their ties and contract with the controversial security company G4S.

November 14, 2013
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The former South African ambassador to Israel says he'll be returning a certificate informing him that 18 trees had been planted in his honour in an Israeli forest by the Jewish National Fund (JNF) and the Israeli ministry of foreign affairs.

Ismail Coovadia, whose term came to an end in December last year, told the Mail & Guardian that when he returned to South Africa he opened the certificate, expecting it to acknowledge his period of ambassadorial service but was disturbed to learn that the trees had been planted in his name and without his permission in a forest planted by th

June 14, 2013
Analysis

The following speech was delivered by Na’eem Jeenah, a community leader and anti-war activist in South Africa, to the UN International Meeting on Palestine, Addis Ababa, 29-30 April 2013

Good afternoon, Excellencies, members of the committee for the protection of the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people and staff of the Division for Palestinian rights, ladies and gentlemen.

May 9, 2013
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Scottish Trade unions stand in solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners and supports campaign to boycott G4S (Scottish PSC)

As 3,000 Palestinian political prisoners refused meals and demonstrations were held across Palestine to mark Palestinian prisoners day on Wednesday, international acti

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Karsten Farms, a leading South African agricultural company backed by one of South Africa's primary finance bodies, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), has severed its relations with the Israeli cooperative, Hadiklaim, and has also undertaken not to enter into any future relations with any Israeli entity complicit in the illegal Israeli Occupation of Palestine.

South African human rights organizations, lead by the Palestine Solidarity Alliance (PSA) and BDS South Africa,

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The new owners of South Africa's major toy retailer, "Reggies", Mr. Christian Larsen and Mr. Mohsin Mia, have gone on record confirming that Reggies Toy Stores have ended and no more have a relationship with the Jewish National Fund (JNF), an Israeli para-statal directly involved in Israeli human rights abuses against the Palestinian people.

January 31, 2013
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South Africa's ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC), at its 53rd National Conference, reaffirmed a resolution supporting the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel campaign.