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Press Release: Court declares Continental’s action in BDS billboard matter uncon­sti­tu­tional

In the High Court, Gaut­eng Local Divi­sion Johan­nes­burg, today, judg­ment was handed down in Boy­cott. Divest­ment. Sanc­tions. South Africa and Sweet­works Adver­tis­ing Agency v Con­ti­nen­tal Out­door Media (Pty) Ltd, the City of Johan­nes­burg and the Adver­tis­ing Stan­dards Author­ity. The judge found the actions of Con­ti­nen­tal Media uncon­sti­tu­tional and unlaw­ful. As rep­re­sen­ta­tives of BDS South Africa and Sweet­works, the LRC wel­comes ...

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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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BDS South Africa info on Boycotting Woolworths

Woolworths is being called-on to take the lead in ethical retail business, to respond to the call from its consumers, to be on the right side of history, to respect the international boycott of Israel and end its over 12 million rand worth of trade with Israel. A call for the complete boycott of Woolworths until it ends its Israeli trade links ...

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Press TV New report on Dr Mads Glibert SA visit

Press TV’s Hasan Siria reports on Dr Mads Gilberts recent visit to SA & the effort made in the country to provide much needed ambulances in Gaza.

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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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“Liberate yourselves” – Desmond Tutu addresses Isrealis

In a recent op-ed featured in Haaretz  (Israel’s oldest daily newspaper), Archbishop Desmond Tutu addressed the Israeli public with these words: My plea to the people of Israel: Liberate yourselves by liberating Palestine Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, in an exclusive article for Haaretz, calls for a global boycott of Israel and urges Israelis and Palestinians to look beyond their leaders ...

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ZANews – Good luck boycotting Woolworths

As news of the military assault on Gaza stays on the front page, the call to boycott major retailers importing good from Israel gets louder. ZAnews, the home of Puppet Nation, South Africa’s award winning satirical puppet show, released this video highlighting the double standards of these companies. (Video plays after the advertisement, please feel free to close the ad, when it ...

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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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Ex President Thabo Mbeki calls for Israeli goods boycott

South Africa’s ex-President Thabo Mbeki has called for a boycott of Israeli goods to show solidarity with Palestinians. The public should mobilise against Israel so that it “does pay a price for the position that it is taking”, Mr Mbeki said in the capital, Pretoria. About 2,000 people, mostly Palestinians, have died in the conflict in Gaza since July. Most ...

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Gaza war results in boycott call at SA retailers

Cape Town – A campaign to boycott South African retailers that supply products sourced in Israel continues, despite many of the companies claiming that very few of their products are from the country. Woolworths was the top trending topic in South Africa on Twitter as people spoke out about the boycott campaign which is a result of the conflict in ...

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