Palestine

Palestine: Why South Africa Still Matters To The Struggle

“South Africa is clearly an important player ,” said Ramzy Baroud. Baroud is a well-known Palestinian writer, journalist, and columnist. He is...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

JM Coetzee on Israeli occupation and South African apartheid: “Draw your...

On 26 May, South African Nobel Prize-winning author JM Coetzee spoke at the closing of the Palestine Festival of Literature, where he made comparisons...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

Who is Ahed Tamimi and why should South Africans care?

The trip I took to Palestine in December 2014 granted me the opportunity to better understand what life under Israeli occupation looked and felt...

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...

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...

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...

Janna Jihad, 11-year-old journalist, wants South Africans to help Palestine

Eleven-year-old Janna Jihad made headlines in 2016 when she began reporting on the injustices that Palestinians were facing in Jerusalem, Hebron and Nablus. She...

Are comparisons of South African apartheid and Israel useful?

JON SOSKE and SEAN JACOBS reflect on the utility of comparisons between Israel and apartheid South Africa.  The South African Nobel laureate J.M. Coetzee has...
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