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Kerry “apartheid” controversy shows limits on debate over Israel

Washington Post (blog) - 28 Apr 2014
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 ...

Ehud Barak Warns Israel Sliding Into 'Apartheid'

Forward - 22 Jun 2017
Ehud Barak warned on Wednesday that Israel was on a “slippery slope to apartheid” given the current state of play with Palestinians, in stark comments from the former prime minister and leader of the left-wing Labor Party. Speaking to the German ...

Apartheid loan to Absa called back

Times LIVE - 20 Jun 2017
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane could face a legal challenge from Absa after ordering the bank to repay R1.125-billion that she claims was an "illegal gift" in the form of an apartheid-era loan. Yesterday Mkhwebane released a number of reports, ...

Blacks pay for apartheid banks

News24 - 21 Jun 2017
Apartheid is in its last days. The economy is on its knees. The Reserve Bank`s repo rate is 17 % and prime interest is a staggering 22 %. Consumers are buckling under the pressure. One bank has 91 000 debtors who are defaulting on their loan payments.

Inquest into anti-apartheid activist's death to be reopened

Independent Online - 21 Jun 2017
Johannesburg - The quest to uncover apartheid's suspicious deaths and disappearances could be given a boost with next week's reopening of the inquest into the death of activist Ahmed Timol. Timol died in police custody in October 1971 at the notorious ...

Fellow Africans shared apartheid suffering: Motlanthe

Times LIVE - 21 Jun 2017
Fellow Africans lived under the same apartheid system‚ suffered the same human rights violations and were committed to South Africa's struggle for liberation. Former president Kgalema Motlanthe said this at the memorial service of former Robben Island ...

Former apartheid-era minister, Danie Steyn, has died

News24 - 18 Jun 2017
Johannesburg - Former apartheid-era minister, Danie Steyn has died at the age of 94 in an old age home in Pretoria, it was announced on Sunday. "[Apartheid-era prime minister and later president] PW [Botha] appointed him as the deputy minister of ...

Al Gore Again Connects Climate-Change Battle to Slavery, Apartheid

Atlanta Black Star - 21 Jun 2017
Former Vice President Al Gore compared the fight against climate change to the abolition of slavery in a recent speech. (Reuters/Chip East). The battle against climate change is among the great moral movements of history, similar to the fight to ...

Malema: Property owners 'benefited from apartheid'

Jacaranda FM - 21 Jun 2017
Malema: Property owners 'benefited from apartheid'. Updated June 21, 2017, 11:28 a.m. | By Jacaranda FM News. Share this: Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has urged South African property owners to share the land with black ...

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