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AKF trashes Zionist Federation’s critique of hunger strike

Salaamedia | Cartoon: Carlos Latuf | 17 May 2017 The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation has lambasted the South African Zionist Federation (SAZF), a pro-Israeli lobby group, that criticised the Foundation’s 24-hour solidarity hunger strike in support of Palestinian prisoners. Supported by SA Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and several cabinet ministers, South Africans were called on to […]

Predator drones – Trump’s toy of choice

Shaakira B. Ahmed | Pic (File): BBC | 17 May 2017 Donald Trump has succeeded in securing for his administration a permanent place in Global News Headlines lately – from viral reports on what the World dubbed Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’, to the more recent ‘Trump-Russia Campaign Collusion’ scandal. Amidst all the commentary on the unpredictable […]

Archaeology – a tool of Zionist Occupation/Archaeology – enabling Palestinian dispossession

21 April 2017 | Salaamedia Image:Archaeologist, Abeer Zayaad meeting former Robben Island political prisoner, Laloo Chiba. “Genocide”, as a Burmese scholar noted recently, “begins with an attack on identity and history. The victims never existed and…will never exist”. Arguably, nowhere is this assault on historical identity more brazen today then in modern day Israel. “There […]

Israeli Apartheid Week Overview

Staff Reporter | 13 March 2017 Last week, Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) kicked off with events being held around the world as a form of unity to boycott Israeli Apartheid and in support of the Palestinian people. On Monday tensions ran high at the University of Witwatersrand. Private security and management intervened in arguments between […]

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 […]
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