: ' 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

SAs position on Palestine Marius Fransman

On Saturday the 14th, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Marius Fransman, laid out South Africas position on Palestine, during an address at the College of Cape Town. Fransman talked about increased support for Palestine [...]

EU boycott of settlements goods is legal Prof. James Crawford

International Law Professor, James Crawford issued a legal opinion (click here for The Independent article) stating that European Member States are within their rights to boycott trade with companies in the West Bank settlements. Such a [...]

Click to sign our petition! Support Minister Rob Davies!

Open Shuhada Street has set up a petition on Avaaz.org and we need your support! Rob Davies has taken the first step to stop Israels illegal mislabelling of Occupied Palestinian Territory products. Israel currently labels products [...]