: ' occupation'

Legendary Cartoonist Zapiro Endorses Us!

Legendary South African cartoonist Zapiro (Jonathan Shapiro) sent us a letter yesterday endorsing our work. Zapiro has previously supported our work directly and also through his cartoons. You can read his letter Open Shuhada support letter [...]

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 [...]

Israels Harsh Logic in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

On Monday 19 August 2013, Open Shuhada Street hosted a talk with Yehuda Shaul from Breaking the Silence about their latest book Our Harsh Logic: Israeli Soldiers’ Testimonies from the Occupied Territories: 2000 – 2010. [...]

Brutality is in my veins

This short but nonetheless insightful interview with Noam Chayut, the author of The Girl Who Stole My Holocaust, reveals the uglier face of Israeli Occupation of Palestinians Territories. Chayut talks about his experiences in the Israeli Defence [...]

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 [...]

2013 Open Shuhada Street Campaign News Update

Kristian Davis Bailey (OSS Volunteer Writer) From 22-25 February 2013, thousands of demonstrators in the West Bank and around the world participated in the 4th annual Open Shuhada St. Campaign (OSC). The international campaign seeks to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]