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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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Fly a kite for Gaza

Join the community at Homestead Park on Saturday the 30th Aug for a “Palestine Kite Day“. For only R70pp, you get your very own Palestine inspired kite & all funds raised goes directly to the children in Gaza. Venue: Homestead Park, Greenwood Rd, JHB Date: 30 August 2014 Time:  14h00 Did you know, that in July 2011, the children of Gaza broke the worlds “kite ...

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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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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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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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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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5 pro-Palestinian supporters arrested in Cape Town

Five pro-Palestinian demonstrators were held overnight at the Cape Town central police station after they were arrested for allegedly staging an illegal protest on Sunday afternoon. The five people were pulled over by police near Gardens after they had left a picket at the Sea Point Pavillion, which drew a large a crowd of pro-Palestinian supporters. Addressing journalists outside the ...

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