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Kerry “apartheid” controversy shows limits on debate over Israel

Washington Post (blog) - 03 Apr 2018
John Kerry has offered us a reminder that in American politics, the debate about our closest ally in the Middle East has all the candor and thoughtfulness of a cabinet meeting in North Korea. In this case it was the mention of the word “apartheid ...

Apartheid's Bankers To Face Official OECD Complaint

HuffPost South Africa - 19 Apr 2018
"Belgium's Kredietbank and its Luxembourg subsidiary (KBL) helped facilitate up to 70 percent of illegal arms transactions for the South African state." By Marc Davies. 'Joining The Dots' Report, Open Secrets, 2018. Two advocacy NGOs hoping to turn up ...

Taking the fight against apartheid's bankers to their backyard

Daily Maverick - 19 Apr 2018
Apartheid was a militarised state at war with South Africans and its neighbours. Many international banks were in the war by funding the regime and its military through credit. Yet it was a Belgian bank, Kredietbank (KBC), and its subsidiary ...

Winnie Mandela: Soweto send-off for anti-apartheid fighter

BBC News - 14 Apr 2018
Large crowds gathered in South Africa for the funeral of the anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Thousands of mourners crowded into a stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, where the campaigner was given a high-level send-off before her ...

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Anti-Apartheid Activist, Dies At 81

NPR - 02 Apr 2018
Updated at 1:30 p.m. ET. Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, wife of the late South African leader Nelson Mandela, and a leading anti-apartheid figure in her own right during the country's most turbulent years, has died at age 81. The Mandela family said in a ...

Winnie fought apartheid but forgot to fight patriarchy

BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog) - 19 Apr 2018
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the fearless anti-apartheid activist, former wife of the venerable Nelson Mandela dubbed “Mother of the Nation” by grateful South Africans was finally laid to rest on Saturday after a state funeral at the Orlando Stadium in ...

Rev Jesse Jackson calls on SA to 'fight the resource apartheid'

News24 - 19 Apr 2018
Forty years ago, Reverend Jesse Jackson had to face the apartheid police and explain his business in South Africa. Today, the acclaimed civil rights activist is visiting a very different country. But although freedom may have been achieved on paper ...

Bantu education in a post-apartheid era

News24 - 18 Apr 2018
One of the legacies of apartheid that continues to haunt the black people of South Africa is the legacy of the Bantu Education system. This education system, which was implemented to oppress black people by means of providing the Bantu schools with ...

Winnie Mandela was a heroine in the fight against apartheid

Face2Face Africa - 17 Apr 2018
I celebrate Winnie Mandela, a heroine of an African revolution from the state of South Africa (African Continent). A heroine who went against all the dictatorial rules of the apartheid regime to make an impact in her time. I celebrate Winnie Mandela ...

[LISTEN] Former apartheid cop: 'The plan was to discredit Winnie'

Eyewitness News - 12 Apr 2018
JOHANNESBURG – Paul Erasmus, former South African security police officer, has revealed how he was part of a plan to discredit Winnie Madikizela-Mandela before Nelson Mandela's release from prison. Erasmus was tasked with neutralising the name Winnie ...

Palestine Solidarity Committee Holds 'Israeli Apartheid Week'

Harvard Crimson - 16 Apr 2018
Members of the Palestine Solidarity Committee held talks, panels, and film screenings throughout last week to raise awareness regarding Israel's treatment of Palestinians as part of Israeli Apartheid Week. PSC Co-Vice President Christian B. Tabash '21 ...

Economic inequality the new apartheid, says Rev Jesse Jackson

Business Day - 19 Apr 2018
A cold, clinical lecture hall grew rapidly warmer as the Rev Jesse Jackson delivered an oration that aimed to turn young professionals into a congregation of believers in the church of struggle. The civil-rights activist drove home his message that in ...

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