Palestine

What the situation in Gaza is like

In May 2020, Israel bombed Gaza from May 10-21. During the 11 days of bombing, 256 people were killed and 2000 wounded....

There’s a call to boycott Zara after a designer’s racist rant

You may have noticed a growing chorus of condemnation of Spanish fast fashion giant Zara in recent days. It all began on...

News Flash: Discord in Palestinian solidarity movement in SA highlighted in...

On Wednesday, community radio station Salaamedia hosted a panel discussion titled “Maintaining the momentum in the solidarity struggle for a free #Palestine”....

Kashmiri protesters stand with Palestine

The people of Kashmir recognise the Palestinian experience of settler colonialism and apartheid as Indian authorities arrest several demonstrators for pro-Gaza sentiments....

Football star Mohammed Balah’s dream for Palestine

The striker for Palestine’s national football team was among the many affected by the recent Israeli Airforce bombings in Gaza. But, unlike...

Palestine could be taking a South African direction

The signs are there that the Israeli state may have ‘won’ the most recent battle against Palestinians but could be losing the...

How to help Palestine when the world isn’t watching

The bombing of Gaza has stopped. A ceasefire was reached between Israel and Hamas. Slowly, the world’s attention which was focused on...

Palestine: Lessons for activists and antagonists

While the process of rebuilding in the shadow of occupation continues in Gaza, there are a number of lessons.

How Israel uses pinkwashing to position itself as a “gay paradise”

It’s almost comically paradoxical the way Israel positions itself as the only democracy in the Middle East. This while also carrying out...

“Resistance should end when Palestine is liberated.” – Mohammed El-Kurd

After almost two weeks of bombing, the Israeli government and Hamas agreed to a ceasefire.  This comes after at least 232 people...

In his own words: Imtiaz Sooliman on the current situation in...

We spoke to Gift of the Givers founder Dr Imtiaz Sooliman about the expanding Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories. This is what...

In Photos: South Africa stands in solidarity with Palestine

South African civil society organisations and trade unions gathered outside the Israeli trade office on Tuesday to express solidarity with the people...

5 ways to help the people of Palestine

For people in South Africa and around the world, here are some practical ways to help the people of Palestine, and to...

Hell no: The Blitzbokke should not be training with an Israeli...

Opinion  The Israeli 7s rugby team is set to join a training camp with the Blitzbokke in Stellenbosch. When...

Five Things You Need To Know About Israeli’s Annexation Plans

On July 1, Israel plans to formally annex parts of the West Bank. Earlier this year, American President Donald Trump released a...

New BDS Formation In South Africa

There’s a new Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) formation in South Africa. BDS is a global movement calling for the boycott, divestment...

Achille Mbembe Refutes Spurious Allegations Of Anti-Semitism

Wits academic Professor Achille Mbembe has been accused of anti-semitism by a German politician. Mbembe, who was scheduled to speak at the...

Why Comparing COVID-19 Lockdowns With War Zones Is Wrong

As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, many states have instituted lockdowns and quarantines for their citizens. South Africa is currently...

BDS Intl Urges Bollywood Stars To Boycott Israeli Festival

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement are calling on Bollywood stars to boycott a festival taking place in Israel. The Indo...

Is There A Way Forward For Palestine?

Ramzy Baroud is a well-known Palestinian writer, journalist, and columnist. He visited South Africa in September to promote his book The Last...
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