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Students outraged by Israel mission

South African students have spoken out against what they call "Israeli apartheid agents" who plan to visit South African universities.

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UJ’s decision was to show solidarity with the oppressed

Debate about the boycott of Israeli academic institutions has been marked by misunderstandings about the University of Johannesburg's position.

Science in the service of bad politics

The University of Johannesburg community should be congratulated for voting to sever links with Israel's Ben Gurion University.

No such thing as victimless boycott

The campaign to boycott Israel has won a victory by persuading UJ to end its scientific collaboration with Ben Gurion University.

Letters to the Editor: April 1

<i>M&G</i> readers weigh in on UJ's ties with BGU, renewable energy, Japan's nuclear crisis and more.

More universities to query Israeli links as UJ severs ties

Links between other SA universities and their counterparts in Israel are now likely to come under the scrutiny of boycott campaigners.

Ben Gurion decision will ‘hurt’ SA

The UJ's decision to sever ties with Ben-Gurion University and end their collaborative research will hurt South Africans, the institution said.

UJ split with Israeli University ‘narrow minded’

The severing of ties between UJ and Ben Gurion University is a blow to academic freedom, the South African Jewish Board of Deputies said on Wednesday.

Activists highlight links between Ben Gurion, military

Activists campaigning for UJ to cut ties with Israel's Ben Gurion University have compiled a report on the latter's links with the Israeli military.

More varsities check Israel links

University of Johannesburg's "human-rights breakthrough" shows "solidarity with the oppressed".

New pressure on UJ to sever Israel ties

Archbishop Desmond has added his voice to calls for the University of Johannesburg to sever academic ties with Israel's Ben-Gurion University.

Varsity row over Israel links

UJ considers cutting ties with Israel's Ben-Gurion University in protest against Ben Gurion's alleged association with Palestinian rights abuses.

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