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[November 14, 2018] Gala Dinner with Shashi Naidoo, Minister Derek Hanekom, Entertainer Kagiso Lediga
PRESS STATEMENT: Members of the media and public are invited to a Palestine gala dinner at The Maslow
in Sandton on the 30th of November 2018……..

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[November 2, 2018] Houghton Golf Club unfairly cancels charity day
PRESS STATEMENT: The human rights and Palestine solidarity BDS South Africa condemns the
cancelling by the Houghton Golf Club (HGC)………..

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[May 10, 2018] Disturbing WhatsApp voice note re Houghton Golf Club
PRESS STATEMENT: The human rights and Palestine solidarity organisation, BDS South Africa,
has been made aware of a disturbing……..

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[October 31, 2018]  Change of BDS South Africa’s Spokesperson
PRESS STATEMENT: This is our spokesperson Kwara Kekana’s last month at BDS SA as she is taking
up a new and..

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[October 4, 2018]  Protest postponed
PRESS STATEMENT: Members of civil society and from various organisations planned a protest at
the Department of International Relations…..

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[May 10, 2018]  Protest outside DIRCO â€œengagement”
PRESS STATEMENT: Civil society, including members of the ANC, Alliance, SACP, PYA, Friends of
Cuba Society, BDS, YCL,……..

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[October 2, 2018 ]  NFP Statement on Embassy Downgrade
PRESS STATEMENT: A series of billboards have gone up around the country, as just one part of
our effort to show solitary to the people of Palestine………

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[September 25, 2018] Non-return of SA Ambassador to Israel & the Downgrade
PRESS STATEMENT: The human rights and Palestine solidarity organisation, BDS South Africa,
notes the return..

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[September 19, 2018] Picket in support of Lammie the elephant
PRESS STATEMENT: Staff of the human rights and Palestine solidarity organization, BDS South Africa,
including our chairperson,…..

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[September 15, 2018]  The passing away of a mother 💔
PRESS STATEMENT: The human rights and Palestine solidarity organization BDS South Africa mourns
the passing away of mama Wafieh, the 76 year-old mother of senior Palestinian BDS leader,
Comrade Omar Barghouti……

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[September 11, 2018]  Minister of tourism on official Government visit to South Africa
PRESS STATEMENT: The human rights and Palestine solidarity organisation BDS South Africa
joins fellow civil society groups and members the South African ……

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[August 27, 2018] Deputy Minister to address seminar on occasion of 2018 Metropolis Conference
PRESS STATEMENT: Members of the media and public are invited to a public seminar being held
on the occasion of the 2018……..

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[August 27, 2018] Spanish City Councillor to address seminar on occasion of 2018 Metropolis Conference
PRESS STATEMENT: Members of the media and public are invited to a public seminar being held ……
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[August 21, 2018 ]  South African music duo Black Motion not performing in Israel
PRESS STATEMENT: The human rights and Palestine solidarity organisation BDS South Africa
welcomes the news that the popular and award-winning……..

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[ August 20, 2018] NFP Tables Palestine motion in Parliament of RSA on Tuesday 21 Aug
PRESS STATEMENT: Prior to the recent Parliamentary recess the National Freedom Party (NFP)
announced that it will be submitting a motion and resolution to be voted…….

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[August 10, 2018] On the passing of a leader, Comrade Mawlana Ihsaan Hendricks
PRESS STATEMENT: The human rights and Palestine solidarity organisation, BDS South Africa,
joins fellow South Africans ……………….

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[August 10, 2018]  South Africa honours murdered nurse
PRESS STATEMENT: Coinciding with Women’s Month, South Africa honours murdered nurse
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[July 26, 2018]  Mandela to welcome Shashi Naidoo back home today at 19h00
PRESS STATEMENT: Chief Mandla Mandela to welcome Shashi Naidoo back home tonight, following
Israel blocking her visit to Palestine

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[July 25, 2018]  Shashi Naidoo barred from seeing Palestine by Israeli authorities
PRESS STATEMENT: Naidoo joins a growing list of South Africans who have been denied passage
to Palestine including Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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[July 24, 2018] African women’s group will lead a delegation to Palestine
PRESS STATEMENT:
African women’s group will lead a delegation to Palestine following a meeting
with a Christian delegation
Statement by Pinky Kekana for Pan African Women’s Organisation (PAWO)
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[May 10, 2018] It’s Enough! South African Jews to join Palestine protest to Parliament
PRESS STATEMENT: It’s Enough! South African Jews to join Palestine protest to Parliament
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[May 8, 2018] Christian vigil for Palestine
PRESS STATEMENT: CHRISTIANS IN SOUTH AFRICA TO HOST PRAYER VIGIL FOR PALESTINE
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[April 23, 2018] BDS leader to be awarded national order by SA President
PRESS STATEMENT: BDS leader to be awarded national order by South African President
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[April 19, 2018] Statement delivered at Joint ANC and MJC Press Conference
PRESS STATEMENT: Statement delivered at Joint ANC and MJC Press Conference
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[April 17, 2018 ] Invite to ANC and MJC joint press conference on 18 April
PRESS STATEMENT: ANC WCape Media & Communications Office
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[April 7, 2018 ] 30 year old photo journalist shot and killed
PRESS STATEMENT: 30 year old Palestinian Photo-Journalist Shot and Killed by Israeli Snipers
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[April 2, 2018] DJ Black Coffee crosses the picket line, again.
PRESS STATEMENT: DJ Black Coffee crosses the picket line, again.
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[March 31, 2018] 16 shot dead including a teenager, 1500 injured – this is horrific!
PRESS STATEMENT: This is horrific, 16 shot dead including a teenager, 1500 injured
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[March 29, 2018 ] We lost one of our mothers today, hamba kahle Cde Faieza Desai
PRESS STATEMENT: We lost one of our mothers today, hamba kahle Cde Faieza Desai
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[March 26, 2018] SA Government (again) compares Israel to Apartheid
PRESS STATEMENT: South African Government (again) compares Israel to Apartheid
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[March 23, 2018] Former SA President meets Palestinian author
PRESS STATEMENT: FORMER SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT KGALEMA MOTLANTHE MEETS VISITING PALESTINIAN AUTHOR AND BDS ACTIVISTS
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[March 22, 2018] Fashion Show, Salsa Dance Event and Comedy Tour
PRESS STATEMENT: Fashion Show, Salsa Dance Event and Comedy Tour for Palestine
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[March 22, 2018] Israel’s Chief Rabbi calls black people ‘monkeys’
PRESS STATEMENT: Israel’s Chief Rabbi calls black people ‘monkeys’ 
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[March 17, 2018] SA Sports Minister to attend Palestine human rights soccer tournament 
PRESS STATEMENT: South Africa’s Sports Minister to attend Palestine human rights soccer tournament 
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[March 17, 2018] ANC condemns Israel’s racism against Africans – #IsraeliApartheidWeek
PRESS STATEMENT: SOUTH AFRICA’S RULING PARTY CONDEMNS ISRAEL’S RACISM AGAINST AFRICANS – #ISRAELIAPARTHEIDWEEK
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[March 14, 2018] Hamba Kahle Comrade Stephen Hawking, an ally of the Palestinian struggle!
PRESS STATEMENT: Palestine BDS activists saddened by death of ally, Professor Stephen Hawking
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[March 12, 2018 ] SA Education Minister to deliver #IsraeliApartheidWeek Palestine lecture
PRESS STATEMENT: South Africa’s Minsiter of Higher Education to deliver #IsraeliApartheidWeek Palestine lecture
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[March 9, 2018] “Apartheid Ain’t Funny” – National Comedy Tour for Palestine
PRESS STATEMENT: “APARTHEID AIN’T FUNNY” NATIONAL COMEDY TOUR FOR PALESTINE WITH SA ENTERTAINER MASHABELA GALANE
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[March 7, 2018] Leading Palestinian author and activist on SA speaking tour
PRESS STATEMENT: Prominent Palestinian author and activist Ali Abunimah on SA speaking tour
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[February 27, 2018] BDS Nominated for Nobel Prize
PRESS STATEMENT: BDS MOVEMENT NOMINATED FOR NOBEL PEACE PRIZE
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[February 23, 2018] Documentary on Israeli racism against Africans [#IsraeliApartheidWeek]
PRESS STATEMENT: Documentary on Israeli racism against Africans [#IsraeliApartheidWeek 2018]
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[February 20, 2018] International poets speak on Malcolm X & Afro-Palestine solidarity
PRESS STATEMENT: International poets to speak at Wits University on Malcolm X & Afro-Palestinian solidarity
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[February 13, 2018] Grey’s Anatomy star joins artists in backing Palestinian teen imprisoned by Israel
PRESS STATEMENT: Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams joins other artists in backing Palestinian teenager arrested by Israel
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[February 9, 2018] South Africa slams Israel at United Nations as an “Apartheid state”
PRESS STATEMENT: SOUTH AFRICA SLAMS ISRAEL AT THE UNITED NATIONS AS THE ONLY APARTHEID STATE IN THE WORLD TODAY
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[February 8, 2018] Campaign to focus on racism against Africans (#IsraeliApartheidWeek, 12 -18 March)
PRESS STATEMENT: #IsraeliApartheidWeek campaign to focus on racism against Africans 
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[February 2, 2018]
PRESS STATEMENT: Successful protest at Davis Cup Israel tennis match
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[February 2, 2018]
PRESS STATEMENT: Protest at today’s Davis Cup tennis match in South Africa
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[January 31, 2018]
PRESS STATEMENT: Statement by SA civil society & sports groups on decision by Minister of Sport
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[January 28, 2018]
PRESS STATEMENT: South African Jews welcome Sport Minister’s Israel Tennis Boycott
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[January 25 2018]
PRESS STATEMENT: SA Minister of Sports to boycott Israel tennis match
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[January 13, 2017]
PRESS STATEMENT: Activists welcome ANC NEC January 8th statement delivered by Cyril Ramaphosa
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[January 11, 2018]
PRESS STATEMENT: Israel’s BDS attack is an attack on South Africans and the ANC
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[January 10, 2018]
PRESS STATEMENT: BDS SA Spokesperson in Western Sahara
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[January 10, 2018]
PRESS STATEMENT: Israeli government blacklists South African NGO
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