Palestine

Why Israel Is Having Another Elections This Year, And What’s At...

The Apartheid Israeli state is going to the polls in snap legislative elections on September 17. These are to vote for the...

Open Letter Calls On UCT To Follow Through With Israeli Academic...

South African Jewish people are speaking up about their support for an academic boycott of Israeli universities. They say these universities are...

Outrage As Israel Denies Entry To Congresswomen Tlaib And Omar

NEWS ANALYSIS United States congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar were denied access to Israel and occupied Palestine...

UCT: Debate On Israel Boycott Rages On

NEWS ANALYSIS On Friday, 21 June, the University of Cape Town closed submissions for comment on its Senate resolution...

Shot & Detained Palestinian Teen Mahmoud Salah: Sister Pleads For International...

It was a Tuesday afternoon in California, the United States, when Amina Salah got a call from her family in Palestine saying...

The Refugee Crisis In Lebanon: How You Can Help

The little country of Lebanon is sandwiched between Palestine and Syria. Both countries are plagued with turmoil. Since the Nakba in Palestine...

Palestinian Youth Are Trying To Forge Their Own Future

Palestinian youth are intent on reviving an international Palestinian liberation project. From April 1 to April 11, a group of Palestinian youth...

Nobel Prize Winner George P. Smith Speaks On Proposed UCT Boycott...

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

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...

Richard Falk: UCT Must Take “Moral Stand” And Boycott Israeli Institutions

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

Seven Israeli academics withdraw from South Africa conference

Seven Israeli academics have withdrawn from a University of Stellenbosch conference in December following pressure from Palestinian solidarity groups. Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, chair of the conference...

Why We Acknowledge The Students Who Refused To Stand For Israel’s...

Last week, two students at the Herzlia Middle School in Cape Town refused to stand for the Israeli national anthem during a graduation ceremony...

Global Solidarity For Writer Barred Entry To Palestinian Literary Festival

Writers have expressed solidarity with prominent Palestinian-American writer Susan Abulhawa who was detained and then deported by Israel. Israel blocked the writer from attending...

Gaza: How Higher Education Suffers Under Israeli Occupation

Dr Said Al Namrouti is a Professor at the Islamic University of Gaza (IUG) where he teaches management sciences. He also holds a PhD...

Mohammed Tamimi’s Father: “We Thought He Was Going To Die”

Fadel Tamimi thrusts his smartphone into my face to show me a gory video of doctors removing a bullet from his 15-year-old son's head....

Jihad of the Girl Child

Since 2012, 11 October has been marked by the United Nations as the International Day of the Girl Child. The day aims to highlight...

Palestinian Journalist Janna Jihad On Being A Child Under Occupation

Twelve-year-old Janna Jihad has been labelled the world's youngest journalist. She comes from the West Bank in Palestine where she uses her voice to...

Janna Jihad: We Are The Generation That Can Free Palestine

"I wish you can know a little bit about our suffering as children living under occupation," 12-year-old journalist and 2 Suns Shamsaan ambassador Janna...

Shashi Naidoo On Her Way To Palestine After Meeting BDS SA

We still don't understand why human rights and Palestinian solidarity organisation Boycott Divestment Sanctions South Africa (BDS SA) held a presser for Shashi Naidoo....

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...
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