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Shamsaan PalS4Peace Music Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2017:  Shamsaan PalS4Peace Music Project Song Title: Think of Others Artists: Janna Jihad Ayyad and Sumayya Kalla Genre: Nasheed The inspiration and motivation behind the recording of the song “Think of Others” by the Shamsaan project was to provide a collaborative platform for young Palestinian voices to rise above the walls that divide and build bridges ...

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All we want is peace and equality: Janna Jihad

By Tasneem Adams (VOCfm news) “We believe that the bullet that doesn’t kill you, will make you stronger. If you want to be a journalist you have to remember that your camera is your weapon. It’s stronger than a weapon as it tells the truth!” You’d be woefully mistaken by thinking this is just another sound bite from a seasoned ...

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Sands of Palestine – New theatrical production

Sands of Palestine is the newest theatrical production by Green Light Productions. The play will run at the Seabrook Theatre, DHS, at the end of April 2016. The Green Light Productions duo consists of reknowned producers Yusuf Haffejee (Mercury Theatre Award nominee, Scriptwriter and Executive) and Farouk Hoosen Sayed (Actor, Producer, Director, Activist).  In their own words, they “aim to tell ...

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Charges dropped against the “Cavendish Four”

The recently arrested “Cavendish Four” have all been released & all charges against them have been dropped. A notice on the Action Forum for Palestine Face book page mentions “All charges dropped. Unlawful arrests and infringing on const rights” which gives an indication as to what was mentioned in court this morning. More details will follow once an official statement by ...

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Palestine Childrens Relief Fund established in South Africa

Mission Statement: The primary objective of the PCRF is to identify and treat every child in the Middle East in need of specialized surgery not available to them locally. PCRF locates, sponsors and runs volunteer medical missions to the Middle East in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Cardiology, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Maxillofacial Surgery, Pediatric Urology, Ophthalmology, Vascular Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedic ...

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BDS Press Release on Monthly National Day of Action against Woolworths

PRESS RELEASE: Successful start to Monthly National Day of Action against Woolworths. The Monthly National Day of Action against Woolworths (for having Israeli trade links) kicked-off to a successful start in Rosebank, Johannesburg earlier this morning. A flashmob to the tune of Trey Songz’ “Oh Nana” was perfumed by students and young activists. The lyrics were adapted to read: Oh ...

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Gift of the Givers arrives & starts work in Gaza

Relief organization Gift of the Givers started its humanitarian work in Gaza on Sunday, after gaining entry into the besieged coastal strip late Saturday afternoon. The delegation of 10 medical doctors experienced some trouble in Cairo this week, while awaiting clearance from the Egyptian embassy to enter through the Rafah border. GOTG founder Dr Imtiaz Sooliman said on Friday night ...

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Dr Mads Gilbert SA Speaking tour

Full Tour details below – Hosted by CII and BDS South Africa For up to date tour information, join the official Facebook event here: Dr Mads Gilbert SA tour Johannesburg: TUESDAY, 26 AUGUST AT 19H00TYPE: Public eventCITY: JohannesburgGUESTS: Dr Mads Gilbert (Norway), Dr Aaron Motsoaledi (South African Minister of Health, TBC)VENUE: Protea Auditorium, STH Building, Bunting Road Campus (off Annet Road), University ...

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South Africa: Palestinian lobby groups unite

Source:  marthiemombergblog.com A number of South African groups – human rights, religious (Jews, Muslims, Christians, and others), civil society, political formations and trade unions stand in solidarity and in support of justice, equality and freedom, and in the strongest opposition to the most appalling atrocities perpetrated by apartheid Israel upon the people of Palestine.    Here is a link to ...

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