: ' illegal settlements'


FILM SCREENING: THE VILLAGE UNDER THE FOREST 16 November 2013 // 19:00 20:00 // UCT Upper Campus, Humanities Graduate School Lecture Theatre 1 Ÿ The rocks that one sees in South Africa Forest, located in contemporary [...]

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 [...]

May 2013 Newsletter is out!

Dear Friends, We heard two stories this week that we wanted to share with you. Israel has destroyed over 800 000 Palestinian olive trees in the West Bank since 1967; and the settlements are expanding at one [...]

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 [...]

DTI Issues New Improved Notice

The Department of Trade and Industry has issued a new and improved notice of intention to enforce proper labeling of products made in the illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza. The [...]

Trade and Industry Portfolio Committee endorse new notice on proper labelling

The Trade and Industry Portfolio Committee has released statements on its review of the relabelling notice. Contrary to the article “MP touts defeat of SA settlement product labeling”, that appeared on Tuesday, 2 October 2012 in the [...]