Updates from the palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC): Posted by BDS South Africa

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PRESS STATEMENT: Downgrade of South Africa’s diplomatic relations with Israel welcomed 

12 March 2019

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More than 10 000 South African school learners protested earlier today against Woolworths Stores over its Israeli trade. The #BoycottWoolworths protest was led by the Congress of South African Students (COSAS) in the Free State.

May 15, 2015
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g4s-securing-apartheid-140x300 (1)Over 20 South African businesses have terminated their contracts with G4S Security over its involvement in Israeli prisons and human rights abuses.

April 17, 2015
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After being approached by the Palestine solidarity and human rights organisation, BDS South Africa, the renowned Cape Town based "Trauma Centre" has terminated their ties and contract with the controversial security company G4S.

November 14, 2013
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Karsten Farms, a leading South African agricultural company backed by one of South Africa's primary finance bodies, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), has severed its relations with the Israeli cooperative, Hadiklaim, and has also undertaken not to enter into any future relations with any Israeli entity complicit in the illegal Israeli Occupation of Palestine.

South African human rights organizations, lead by the Palestine Solidarity Alliance (PSA) and BDS South Africa,

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A delegation of South African Christian Church leaders has just returned from a one-week solidarity visit to the holy cities of Bethlehem and Jerusalem in Palestine-Israel.

December 12, 2012
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A major boycott of Israel victory has been achieved in Durban, South Africa. One of the largest international trade unions, the Public Services International (PSI), at its recent World Congress (27-30 November) voted to fully support and advance the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel campaign. The PSI World Congress also adopted a resolution to promote and partake-in the annual awareness-raising initiative, the annual Israel Apartheid Week (IAW) campaign.

The PSI represents 20 million workers globally who deliver public services in 150 countries.