Palestine BDS Activist Saddened by Stephen Hawkings’s death

The human rights and Palestine solidarity organisation, BDS South Africa, joins fellow Palestinian solidarity activists from across the globe in expressing our condolences on the passing of world-renowned physicist and our ally, Professor Stephen Hawking. In particular our condolences to his friends and family. We remember Hawking not only for the brilliance of his scientific mind and…

Israel’s military courts ‘humiliating charade’ for Palestinians

Nabi Saleh, occupied West Bank – Across from the home of imprisoned Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi in Nabi Saleh, the red-tiled roofs of Israel’s illegal Halamish settlement dot the adjacent hilltop. Residents of Halamish, along with some 600,000 other Israelis, reside in the occupied West Bank in violation of international law. Despite living on occupied…

Israel bans The European Coordination of Committees and Associations for Palestine

The European Coordination of Committees and Associations for Palestine (ECCP) is one of 20organisations from around the world that fight for Palestinian rights whose members have been banned from entering Palestine by the government of the state of Israel due to their defence of Palestinian human rights and their support of the Boycott, Divestment and…

Israel’s BDS blacklist is straight out of apartheid. The UK can’t condone it

Israel’s “BDS blacklist”, published in the Israeli media on Sunday, bans 20 charities and human rights groups from entering the country, because they support the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement – a campaign that holds Israel to account over violations of Palestinian rights and international law. Israel imposes travel ban on 20 foreign…

Man murdered a Muslim Worker, Burned his body and filmed it to raise money and become a ‘Hindu Hero’

Newsweek 12 December 2017   A Hindu man got his 12-year-old nephew to film him killing a Muslim laborer in India, in an attempt to raise funds for his anti-Islam camapign, according to police in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan. The suspect, Shambulal Regar, shared his bank account details along with videos of the…

Four killed, dozens injured in clashes as Palestinians protest against Trump

Middle East Eye 15 December 2017   JERUSALEM – Four Palestinians were killed with dozens reported injured during clashes between protesters and Israeli soldiers in the second Friday of protests against Trump’s move to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The Palestinian health ministry confirmed in a statement that Yasser Sokhar, 31 and Ibrahim Abu Thuraya,…