: ' Minister Rob Davies'

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 [...]

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 [...]

Open letter to SA Zionist Federation: Why are you supporting occupation?

Below is a letter written two years ago regarding the Ahava Boycott. In these times we feel its all the more relevant.   We are members of Open Shuhada Street (OSS) an organisation committed to peace [...]

SA Zionist Federation, SDV Pharmaceuticals v DTI Court Papers

SDV Pharmaceuticals and the South African Zionist Federation (the applicants) have taken the Minister of Trade and Industry to the North Gauteng High Court (full papers can be accessed here) over the DTIs intention to issue [...]

Open Shuhada Street’s condemns the South African Zionist Federation’s decision to challenge Notice 379 in court

For immediate release Open Shuhada Street’s condemns the South African Zionist Federation’s decision to challenge Notice 379 in court Open Shuhada Street strongly condemns the decision by the South African Zionist Federation’s (SAZF) to take Trade [...]

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. [...]

OSS Welcomes Cabinets Approval of DTI Notice on Settlements Goods

For Immediate Release 23 August 2012 South African Government takes first step against Illegal Israeli Settlements Cabinet approves DTI notice on false Israeli labelling In the first legal steps against illegal Israeli Settlement products, the Cabinet [...]