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Abeer Zayyad public programme announced

12 April 2017 | Press Release The long awaited arrival of Jerusalem archaeologist, Abeer Zayyad, to South Africa is almost over. Her public programme is as follows: Thursday   13 April 2017 – Pietermaritzburg, 13:00 – 15:00  contact Ayesha Karrim for tickets (R200) 083 379 9776. Friday         14 April 2017 – Cape […]

Cry From A Child Bride

Rana Alshami | 16 February 2017 Sahar is a 16-year-old girl who lives in the city of Gaza. She has always dreamt of attending university but never completed preparatory level. Sahar’s father told her a man had proposed marriage and he had agreed. She was in grief because her father demanded that she marry the […]

Ubuntu spreads to Syria

Keabetswe Shilakwe | 9 January 2017 It’s been a few days since his return from visiting Syrian refugees in Turkey and Yusuf Abramjee is still haunted by the experience. The veteran journalist, anti-crime activist and  founder of Operation SA says he found his calling years ago to be a humanitarian and has since done all […]

Women abused – in Gaza Strip

Rana Alshami | 21 December 2016 Violence against women by their husbands or other male members of their family has existed in almost every human society throughout history. In Gaza women are left alone and deprived of social support when they face violence. Domestic violence has affected several families for many decades and still dominates […]

#SAveSyria campaign launched in South Africa

20 December 2016 | Salaamedia South African humanitarian aid organisations have joined hands to collectively raise funds to aid the Syrian humanitarian crisis. Under the auspices of the #SAveSyria campaign, the initiative hopes to provide some kind of humanitarian relief to thousands of people have fled to the Syrian-Turkish border and Idlib city in Syria […]

WBGSA calls for AMB Ngombane to be recalled

Press Release | 09 October 2016 The Women’s Boat to Gaza, South Africa expresses its grave disappointment at the utterly irresponsible and unprofessional conduct of the South African Ambassador to Israel, Mr Sisa Ngombane during a press conference held at OR Tambo International Airport upon the return of Leigh-Ann Naidoo to South Africa following her […]
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