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UCT SRC endorses boycott of “Aparthied” Israel

Earlier this week, on Monday 4 August, the University of Cape Town Student Representative Council (UCT SRC) endorsed a memorandum calling for a boycott of Israel amongst other demands. The memorandum was submitted by the UCT Palestine Solidarity Forum (UCT PSF) and partner student organisations followed a mass student protest at the UCT’s main campus. By a majority vote, the ...

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Proudly Jewish but Israel appals us

WE, AS South African Jews, are appalled and devastated by Israel’s assault on Gaza. Since July 6 2014, at least 1,843 Palestinians have been killed, more than 70% of whom are civilians and a quarter children. Sixty-seven Israelis, including three civilians, have been killed. Prior to the assault on Gaza at least nine people lost their lives in clashes in ...

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Mass Rally in Durban – 17 August

Palestinian activists and supporters want the South African government to take action against the Israeli government. Recalling the South African ambassador from Tel Aviv and expelling the Israeli ambassador from South Africa is the demand. A further call on government is to cut economic, academic and cultural ties with Israel. The PSF sees the actions of Israel similar to the ...

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