: ' Apartheid'

Archbishop Desmond Tutu Endorses Our Campaign!

Yesterday, we received a letter from Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu endorsing our Campaign To End Trade with Israels Illegal Settlements. Archbishop Tutu played an integral role in the anti-apartheid movement. In his letter he says that [...]

Anti-apartheid struggle icon Ahmed Kathrada endorses our work!

Earlier this month, we received a touching letter from Mr Ahmed Kathrada an anti-apartheid struggle icon saying that he endorses our campaign to get the South African government to end trade with the illegal [...]

Germany comes out in support of proper labelling for settlement goods!

This week, the German government, under the conservative Angela Merkel, came out in support for proper labelling of products made in the illegal Israeli settlements. This is significant as Germany once a staunch ally of [...]

EU to Crack Down on Settlement Products

The European Union is considering cracking down on illegal and falsely labeled settlement products imported in the EU. Despite confusion, the law states quite clearly what the procedure is and that settlement products cannot be falsely [...]

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 [...]

Another Victory for BDS in South Africa!

The African National Congress threw its weight behind the Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions movement this week, when it formally endorsed a resolution calling on its members to support measures amongst pro-Palestinian civil society to bring the [...]

Appeal for YOUR Support: Boycott Israeli Apartheid NOW!

Friends, Israel’s recent actions confirm that it is anything but committed to lasting peace with Palestine. The Netanyahu government, as punishment against Palestinians for daring to seek and win upgraded status at the UN, authorized the [...]

OSS Latest Submission on Settlement Goods Labeling

Open Shuhada Street submitted an updated submission in response a call for public comment on Notice 832 of 2012, issued by the South African Department of Trade and Industry. The Notice of intention to enforce proper [...]

Israel Labels South Africa an Apartheid State

Bradley Burston, writing for Haaretz, expresses his support for South Africas stance on labeling Israeli settlements goods that they should be labeled properly according to their true origins and not mislabeled as made in Israel. [...]

DTI/Product Labeling Campaign News Update: 3 July ’12 – 9 July ’12

National Arts Festival to host a discussion on cultural boycott of Israel Asian American Community Organisations join the BDS movement The Presbyterian divestment proposal heats up GA Votes Against Presbyterian Divestment Coalition of Women for Peace [...]