Israeli Apartheid Week

Palestinian Academics Urge UCT To Support Boycott Of Israeli Academic Institutions

COMMENT Update: On Saturday, the UCT council declined to adopt the resolution of a full academic boycott of...

Mpho Phalatse Apologises For ‘Friends Of Israel’ Comment

UPDATE: Suspended member of the mayoral committee (MMC) for health and social development Dr Mpho Phalatse apologised for controversial comments she made earlier this...

The CC’d Collective’s Response To Participating Unwittingly In Israeli-Funded Cultural Activities

As awareness of Israel's oppression of Palestinians grows, more and more artists from across the world are joining the cultural boycott. Support for the...

‘Calling Israel An Apartheid State Is Not A Matter Of Political...

In our last op-ed for #IsraeliApartheidWeek, MICHIA MONCHO looks at the tactics defenders of Israeli apartheid use to deny the horrible truth. Following in a...

South African Muslim Activism Must Go Beyond Palestine

At a panel discussion on Tuesday hosted by the University of Cape Town Palestine Solidarity Forum, the issues of race, settler colonialism, and Palestine...

Separating Fact From Fiction: The History of the Establishment of Israel

The establishment of the state of Israel was never recognised by the UN Security Council, which is the only body with the authority to...

Israel Is An Apartheid State

In our second op-ed for Israeli Apartheid Week, ALIE KOMAPE takes a look at how Israel’s racism and apartheid tactics oppress and violate not...

Ali Abunimah: Palestine Needs Global Solidarity To Overcome Its Apartheid

South Africans may not be a military superpower or an economic superpower in global terms but it is a moral superpower - and it...

As Long As The Powerful Can Detain Life With Impunity All...

International Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) is an international series of events that seek to raise awareness of Israel’s apartheid system over the Palestinian people...

Empire Files: 10 Shocking Ways Israel Mistreats Africans

The Zionist state is not only about the creation of a Jewish state but also about creating a white supremacist state. Notwithstanding their...

Maytha Alhassen And Natalia Molebatsi On Afro-Palestinian Solidarity

"We have to speak about our solidarity with the people of Palestine. It is urgent and it is important," South African poet...

The SA and Israeli governments are closer than you may think

Civil society group Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions-South Africa (BDS-SA) had strong words for the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) this week after...

UCT, decolonisation and the academic boycott of Israel

UCT's Palestine Solidarity Forum explains the place the unjust occupation of Palestine holds in global structures of oppression, and why it is so important...

‘I wish I could shut up but I can’t and I...

Among the thousands of fans reveling in the musical stylings of rock band Radiohead in Glasgow last Friday was an unusual sight, one that...

Condemning Wits anti-Semitism isn’t enough – there must be consequences

The response to the open display of anti-Semitism at Wits on Thursday severely lacked conviction. http://www.thedailyvox.co.za/student-groups-condemn-goose-step-hitler-salute-wits/ While the Wits Palestine Solidarity Committee (PSC), Amnesty International Wits,...

Student groups condemn goose-step, Hitler salute at Wits

A Wits University student was filmed on Thursday performing a goose-step and Nazi strong-arm salute on campus. This comes at the end of the...

Five must-reads on the daily struggles in Palestine

A lot of the stories coming out of Palestine seem to be historical accounts of the conflict without an in-depth look at the people...

Give resistance wings: opposing the whitewashing of Israel’s racism and anti-blackness

International Israeli Apartheid Week is once again upon us, and civil society organisations around the world are displaying solidarity with the Palestinian people, who...

The Contradictions Of An Israeli Wonder Woman

"This is what a Zionist looks like."

Judaism and Zionism: What is the difference?

A central point of contention during #IsraeliApartheidWeek is the allegation that being anti-Zionist means one is necessarily anti-Semitic. While there are no...
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