: ' zionist'

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 [...]

Freedlands comparison between the response to Israel and Syria is wrong

By Nathan Geffen 4 November 2012 The Guardians Jonathan Freedland has written a piece titled: We condemn Israel. So why the silence on Syria? Freedland laments the lack of response to the Syrian crisis. He writes, When [...]

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 [...]

Neve Gordon: product labelling will empower consumers and civil society

Neve Gordon, an Israeli academic and author, wrote an article voicing his support for South Africas notice of intention to relabel produce made in the settlements as it will empower consumers and civil society to put [...]

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, [...]

Women Activists Protest Closure of Shuhada Street to Arabs

As the nightmare of the Occupation continues, a number of female activists – Palestinian, Israeli and international alike – recently engaged in an inspiring act of civil disobedience to the closure to Arabs of Hebron’s once-thriving [...]