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Farid Esack

Farid Esack

    What about actually doing something to support Palestine?
    What about actually doing something to support Palestine?
    "Whataboutism” is a virus that afflicts most apologists for apartheid Israel when they come into contact with someone who supports Boycott,...
    'Why Israel only' is tired and hypocritical
    'Why Israel only' is tired and hypocritical
    Robert Fine's piece "Blame Game won't lead us to peace" (October 8), commenting on the rather tepid University of Jo'burg senate resolution to the call by (now more than 270) South African academics, including the vice-chancellors of three South African universities to end its...
    Reshaping Islam in South Africa
    Reshaping Islam in South Africa
    Despite living on a continent devastated by millions of deaths because of poverty, wars and HIV/Aids, there are, sadly, few dramas that grip our...