Tagged: South Africa

Israel Denies South African Education Minister Entry to Palestine News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israel Denies South African Education Minister Entry to Palestine

The South African minister of higher education said late Thursday that he had been denied entry to Palestine by Israeli authorities in revenge for political stances against Israeli policies. "This is not only an act against him, but also an act against him as a member of the Cabinet, so by extension it's an anti-government protest by Israel," spokesperson Khaye Nkwanyana told South African news website News24.

on April 24, 2015
Erekat in South Africa to receive freedom award News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Erekat in South Africa to receive freedom award

The PLO's chief negotiator arrived Tuesday in Johannesburg where he will receive the 2014 Global Champion for the People's Freedom Award from the Mkiva Humanitarian Foundation in Butterworth. Speaking at a news conference organized by the Mkiva foundation and the embassy of Palestine in South Africa, Erekat accused Israel of "committing crimes against humanity."

on October 10, 2014
When Gaza Bleeds, South Africa Rages News Roundup
Natasha Joseph, Al Jazeera America

When Gaza Bleeds, South Africa Rages

It's not often that the wardrobe choices of an 18-year-old schoolboy are commended in a statement by South Africa's ruling African National Congress – but that’s exactly what happened this week, in a sign of the prominence that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has assumed here during the current Gaza violence.

on August 15, 2014
Thousands march for Gaza in Cape Town News Roundup
Al Jazeera

Thousands march for Gaza in Cape Town

Tens of thousands of South Africans marched in the capital city, Cape Town, outside the parliamentary building, to protest against Israel's attacks on Gaza and to urge their government to take diplomatic action. Protesters also called on the South African government to boycott Israel, and to expel the Israeli ambassador from the southern most African country's shores.

on August 11, 2014
Desmond Tutu: U.S. Christians must recognize Israel as apartheid state News Roundup
Haaretz

Desmond Tutu: U.S. Christians must recognize Israel as apartheid state

Veteran anti-apartheid activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu has called on the Presbyterian Church (USA) to pass a series of resolutions condemning Israel as an apartheid state and proposing policies to boycott it.

on June 17, 2014
An Overview: Apartheid South Africa & Israel Fact Sheets
IMEU

An Overview: Apartheid South Africa & Israel

IMEU offers the following fact sheet providing an overview of Israeli-South African relations during the apartheid era, and an examination of the comparison between apartheid South Africa's treatment of blacks with Israel's treatment of Palestinians today.

on December 9, 2013
Is Israel an Apartheid State? Fact Sheets
IMEU

Is Israel an Apartheid State?

The United Nations International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid (1973) defines apartheid as "inhuman acts committed for the purpose of establishing and maintaining domination by one racial group of persons over any other racial group of persons and systematically oppressing them."

on October 4, 2013
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