Palestine

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...

Bloodbath In Gaza: “The only thing that makes Israelis stronger than...

In the wake of the surge in violence in Gaza when protests turned deadly on 14 May, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) shares the human face...

The SA Black Community Must Stand With Palestine

Concerned black marchers have called on the black community to support protests against Apartheid Israel in support of Palestine. This comes after the 14...

Dear Gareth Cliff, Here’s What’s Actually Going On In Palestine

A voice note of radio personality Gareth Cliff endorsing the State of Israel on his Wednesday morning Cliff Central show went viral on social...

To Be Palestinian Is To Fight For Your Life

The events of the past few weeks which have left hundreds of Palestinians dead and thousands injured has left most of the world reeling....

Johannesburg Shows Support For Palestine

May 15 marked the 70th anniversary of the Nakba (Catastrophe) where over 700 000 Palestinian people were expelled from their land. It is the...

‘Expel Israeli Ambassador To SA’: How SA Responded To Gaza Killings

From March 30, Gazans launched a six-week campaign, the "Great March of Return”. They were demanding the right of Palestinian refugees and their descendants...

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...

Israel Refused To Let Ghanaian MP Ras Mubarak Into Palestine

Ghanaian Member of Parliament Ras Mubarak was denied entry into the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) by Israel. Mubarak was invited to speak at 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...
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