Anglican Church of Southern Africa votes to support Israeli boycotts

2019-09-30 19:58

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement has welcomed a decision by the Anglican Church of Southern Africa to support a boycott of Israel.

WATCH: Shashi Naidoo apologises, announces trip to Palestine

Local celebrity and model Shashi Naidoo will be going on a fact-finding tour of the Palestinian territories, following public backlash about comments she made on social media. Watch.

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BDS condemns Maimane's Israel visit

2017-01-12 22:59

Pro-Palestinian solidarity and human rights organisation BDS South Africa has condemned DA leader Mmusi Maimane’s visit to Israel.

3 South Africans held by Israeli forces in East Jerusalem - BDS SA

2016-06-26 21:59

Three South African citizens were arrested by Israeli forces in East Jerusalem, the human rights and Palestine solidarity organisation BDS South Africa has claimed.

Woolworths complaint sparks label, trade probe

2015-10-29 21:30

The National Consumer Commission has launched an industry-wide probe into labelling and trade descriptions following false labelling allegations against Woolworths.

WATCH: BDS believes Pharrell Williams was brought to SA in response to Woolworths boycott

"We've been told Pharrell Williams was specifically brought here to counter and combat the boycott Woolworths campaign."

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BDS vs Woolworths: The individual avocado is not the problem...

2015-09-21 14:52

BDS has explained to News24 why the movement has targeted Woolworths, as it gears up for the “biggest protest against an artist since apartheid” ahead of the Pharrell Williams concert in Cape Town.

Pharrell protest will make history - BDS

2015-09-21 07:57

The planned protest by the pro-Palestine BDS movement against Grammy award-winning artist Pharrell Williams's concert could be the biggest action against a musician in South African history, the group has said.

Activist group welcomes new Woolies CEO, but...

2015-09-04 15:15

Activist group BDS SA has welcomed two recent decisions by Woolworths, but cautions the company against what it regards as "window-dressing and hypocrisy".

Virgin Active apologises for T-shirt incident

2015-08-14 22:19

Virgin Active has apologised to Mohammed Desai for denying him entry to its Old Eds branch after he wore a Boycott Divestment and Sanctions T-shirt.


Brimstone to exit SA dairy deal on anti-Israel pressure

2019-04-12 08:37

The Brimstone Investment Corporation will exit a deal led by an Israeli company to buy South Africa’s biggest dairy producer after protests by a pro-Palestinian activist group.

BDS and Shashi Naidoo to hold press conference over celeb's Gaza comments

2018-06-19 22:18

Human rights and Palestinian solidarity organisation BDS South Africa will be holding a press conference with South African TV personality Shashi Naidoo following her recent pro-Israeli social media post.

Kathrada Foundation calls for release of Salah Khawaja

2016-11-29 10:21

The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation has called for the release of Palestinian activist Salah Khawaja and for the South African government to intervene in his matter.

Even one protester at Woolworths AGM enough, says BDS SA

2015-11-30 17:05

Even one demonstrator is enough to make a point, activist group Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions against Israel SA said at the Woolworths 2015 annual general meeting.

Protests have had little effect - Woolies CEO

2015-09-23 20:01

Pro-Palestinian activists’ protests against Woolworths have had little effect on fundraising efforts with US singer Pharrell Williams, the retailer’s CEO said on Wednesday.

Protesters anything but happy with Pharrell Williams, Woolworths

2015-09-21 21:17

Hundreds of protesters waved Palestinian flags near the entrance of GrandWest Casino in Cape Town ahead of a Pharrell Williams concert.

HEADLINES: Huge Pharrell protest expected, fire razes 25 homes, Pope meets Castro

In today's news headlines: 40 000 expected to protests Pharrell's concert tonight; fire guts 25 homes in the Vaal and Pope Francis meets with Cuba's Fidel Castro.

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BDS wins court bid to protest at Pharrell concert

2015-09-19 18:03

The local pro-Palestine BDS movement has won a court application that aimed to prevent them from getting 40 000 protestors outside Pharrell Williams’s Cape Town concert.

Virgin Active apology a ‘victory for freedom of expression’

2015-08-15 11:00

Boycott Divestment and Sanctions South Africa has hailed Virgin Active’s apology to member Mohammed Desai as a victory for freedom of expression.

Activist still taking Virgin Active to SAHRC over T-shirt incident

2015-08-14 13:18

Activist Muhammed Desai says he is still going to take Virgin Active to the SA Human Rights Commission and the Equality Court, even though he has been given permission to wear his BDS “pro-Palestine” T-shirt in its gyms.

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