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Despite issues, Gaza mission a success: Sooliman

Having returned to South Africa after a two week long humanitarian mission in the war stricken Gaza Strip, Gift of the Givers (GOTG) founder, Imtiaz Sooliman, has hailed the hard work and effort put in by his 10 man team. The group experienced several issues throughout their journey, including being denied entry to Gaza at the Rafah border, and suffering ...

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al-Quds International Foundation visit to SA

A delegation of five senior representatives and trustees of the al-Quds International Foundation are set to jet into South Africa on Friday, to participate in a host of public programs across the country. The delegation, who will be visiting from the foundations head offices in Beirut, Lebanon, will be in the country until the 12th September. The group is set ...

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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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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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Africa, the US & Israel – Prof Patrick Bond’s “Washington-Pretoria-Tel Aviv Relay”

In recent months, the ruling ANC party has come out very strongly in condemning Israel aggression.  This sentiment however is very contradictory to public statements made by the ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa & also those by ANC president Jacob Zuma.  In this article, Professor Patrick Bond, of the University of KwaZulu-Natal Centre for Civil Society in Durban, sheds some light on why this could be ...

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Palestine Day March on 5th Sept in Pietermaritzburg

  Join the KZN Palestine Solidarity Forum on the 5th September as they march to city hall & call for a Free Palestine!

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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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