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Kerry “apartheid” controversy shows limits on debate over Israel

Washington Post (blog) - 23 Aug 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 ...

Iconic Hurley's relentless crusade against apartheid

Independent Online - 13 Nov 2018
“For many years the Catholic Church in South Africa has found it extremely difficult to reconcile the Gospel message with the policy of apartheid and its implementation. Over the years the questioning of what had become acceptable in the daily lives of ...

White parents must rub their apartheid dust off and introspect

News24 - 13 Nov 2018
The apartheid ghosts hover over our schools and the parents indoctrinated by their own schooling hold tight to their symbols and traditions, writes Heidi Villa-Vicencio. The open letter from alumni of Rustenburg Girls' high and junior schools speaks of ...

Daughter of apartheid cop accused of Timol's murder speaks out

Mail and Guardian - 13 Nov 2018
That was where she grew up as the daughter of Joao “Jan” Rodrigues, a member of apartheid's feared Security Branch and the man who will stand trial in January for the murder of anti-apartheid activist and school teacher Ahmed Timol. Timol was arrested ...

'Killer' apartheid officer turned in by his daughter

The Times - 14 Nov 2018
A 79-year-old retired police officer is to be tried for murdering an anti-apartheid activist half a century ago, after being turned in by his daughter. Joao Rodrigues's whereabouts was passed to relatives of the campaigner by Tilana Stander. She had ...

Denis Worrall: Secrets of the top Apartheid-era diplomat

BizNews - 13 Nov 2018
This is The Rational Perspective. I'm Alec Hogg. In this episode, Denis Worrall shares the secrets of an apartheid-era diplomat. One of the cardinal rules in biographies is not to be put off by the first few chapters. More so, in autobiographies ...

Misogynist Apartheid — Saudi Arabia's Original Human Rights Sin

Just Security - 13 Nov 2018
The murderous brutality of the Saudi regime is rightly condemned for the killing and dismembering of courageous dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the merciless Saudi war in Yemen. Many observers correctly call for the U.S. to reform or even end ...

She Fought for Black South African Rights Before Apartheid

OZY - 08 Nov 2018
While Maxeke did not directly impact legislation in the country, she is celebrated in a post-apartheid South Africa today. The hospital formerly known as Johannesburg General Hospital is now the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, and the ...

Aruna Sairam, Don't Lend Your Voice to Apartheid

NewsClick - 08 Nov 2018
We are writing to you as artists who are anguished to discover that you are scheduled to perform in the Jerusalem Oud Festival on November 13th, and we beseech you to reconsider this decision. We speak from a long history of artistic commitment to the ...

The apartheid segregation plan of education

Daily Maverick - 01 Nov 2018
When the apartheid government came to power in 1948, they saw the schooling system as the major vehicle for spreading their beliefs – the beliefs that Africans are inferior and that they should forever submit to whites. The apartheid government ...

Post-apartheid SA wasn't supposed to be this way

News24 - 04 Nov 2018
The ANC's coup de grâce – if it continues to fail its supporters – could be South Africa's saving grace, writes Tebogo Khaas. Post-apartheid South Africa, just like the post-Cold War world, wasn't supposed to be this way. At the end of apartheid South ...

SA 'selfie' movie explores apartheid's legacy

Eyewitness News - 10 Nov 2018
Taken in a selfie format, the movie explores the residual legacy of apartheid by tackling themes such as Fees Must Fall, the land issue, white privilege and patriarchy. The movie follows a group of racially diverse friends who mysteriously swap bodies ...

BDS: Love Bollywood, Hate Apartheid! (VIDEO)

International Middle East Media Center - 12 Nov 2018
Four famous Bollywood actors are due to perform in apartheid Israel. The event has been postponed once already. This is our chance to get it cancelled altogether. Last year, on a propaganda trip to Mumbai, Michael Oren, as a senior representative of ...

Apartheid government banned these newspapers 41 years ago

Independent Online - 16 Oct 2018
The banning order was extended to a number of opponents of apartheid and formations, including Daily Dispatch editor Donald Woods and progressive Afrikaner clergy Beyers Naudé, as well as a host of black consciousness movements like the Black ...

The first UK university to divest from Israeli apartheid is Leeds

The Electronic Intifada (blog) - 06 Nov 2018
Update appended below. Leeds has become the first UK university to divest from firms involved in the Israeli arms trade, after a boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign by Palestine solidarity activists. A spokesperson revealed to the Leeds student ...

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