: ' South Africa'

South Africa puts a label on settlement goods!

  South Africa has become the first African country to ban the false labelling of Israeli settlement goods! Thank you to all those who supported our campaign to achieve this!         [...]

International Open Shuhada Street Campaign Begins Today

Today marks the beginning of the 2013 Open Shuhada Street International Campaign (click here for how to get involved). The campaign was started in 2010 to raise awareness of Israels occupation of Hebron and particularly the [...]

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. [...]

COSATU condemns South African Zionist Federation’s abuse of blacks under religious guise to legitimise apartheid in Israel

COSATU released a statement this morning condemning the march being hosted by the ACDP, IFP and SAZF. By marching against the proper labeling of products made in the illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories, [...]

Former Israeli Ambassador to South Africa Supports Proper Labeling of Settlement Products

Alon Liel, the former Director-General of the Israeli Foreign Ministry and the Israeli Ambassador to South Africa wrote an article, published in Business Day on 25 June 2012, in which he stated his support for South [...]

Kairos slams ACDP for supporting Apartheid Israel

Kairos Southern Africas leader, Edwin Arrison, has lambasted the African Christian Democratic Partys (ACDP) decision to join the South African Zionist Federations march in a comprehensive but scathing letter to their leader the Reverend Meshoe (Click [...]

South African government takes concrete step against illegal Israeli settlement products – Significant BDS victory

Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr. Rob Davies, has published a notice in the Government Gazette (10 May 2012) stating:   “I, … intend to issue a Notice in terms of … the Consumer Protection Act…to [...]