: ' administrative detention'

International Open Shuhada Street Campaign Begins Today

Today marks the beginning of the 2013 Open Shuhada Street International Campaign (click here for how to get involved). The campaign was started in 2010 to raise awareness of Israels occupation of Hebron and particularly the [...]

Welcome 2013! BDS Victories so far and more to come!

We would like to welcome our followers to 2013 with this wonderful roundup of BDS victories around the world in 2012, by Electronic Intifada. There are numerous entries. Many people laugh these victories off as too [...]

Hunger Strikers in critical condition as they protest Administrative Detention

While most Palestinian political prisoners ended their strikes on the 14th of May, many of them had their detention sentences renewed soon prompting a renewed strike on the 21st. One of the three long-term striker Samer Barq is [...]

Breaking the Silence: Children and Youth Soldiers Testimonies 2005-2011

Breaking the Silence, an organisation of Israeli veterans who served during the Second Intifada in 2000, has released a booklet  of soldier testimonies of the everyday life routine in the OPT Israels backyard. The testimonies [...]

COSATU condemns South African Zionist Federation’s abuse of blacks under religious guise to legitimise apartheid in Israel

COSATU released a statement this morning condemning the march being hosted by the ACDP, IFP and SAZF. By marching against the proper labeling of products made in the illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories, [...]

Free Mahmoud Sarsak! Footballers rally against Israel’s administrative detention

On July 22 2009, Palestinian footballer Mahmoud Sarsak – from Gazas Rafah refugee camp – was on his way to join his national team’s training camp in the West Bank when he was detained by the [...]

Hunger strikes: A crucial victory for Palestinian resistance

On the 15th of May we remembered Nakba day, the day roughly 700,000 Palestinians were expelled or fled, and hundreds of Palestinian villages were depopulated and destroyed following the Israeli declaration of independence. The build up [...]

The ‘trial’ of Bassem al-Tamimi; yet another victim of the occupation

Throughout the occupied West Bank, Palestinians are subjected to daily humiliation, home demolitions and rights abuses by the Israeli Defense Force (IDF). Palestinian resistance to such practices vary from place to place, but a little village [...]

DTI Product Labelling Campaign News Round Up 28 May 2012 2 June 2012

Tension began mounting between Israel and South Africa when Western Cape Agriculture MEC cancelled his trip to Israel a few weeks ago. The MEC was told by the National Department of International Relations and Co-Operation that [...]

DTI/Product Labeling Campaign News Update: 17 June 12 4 July 12

Africans for Israel protest march The ACDP, IFP and the South African Zionist Federation organised a march on Thursday 28 June 2012. The organizations marched against Trade and Industry Minister, Dr. Rob Davies’ notice, which requires [...]