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US ‘brokered’ agreements on Israel: Wind of change or toxic blast of extortion?

The United States is negotiating with African countries that will see them exchange Palestinian people’s rights for improved economic and trade conditions

Not everyone is happy about Sudan snuggling up with Israel

Once Tel Aviv’s sworn enemy, Khartoum is apparently ready to end hostilities, but Sudanese refugees fear they may be deported

Fight over chief justice’s Israel comments grows

Last year South Africa closed its embassy in Jerusalem and Africa For Palestine alleged in its complaint that Mogoeng “expressed, or at least unambiguously implied” that this “political posture” was not right

Mogoeng’s Palestine stance calls into question his role at the ConCourt

We can only conclude that he ‘willingly and knowingly lent his personal credibility — and that of his office — to a white-washing of Israeli crimes’

Mogoeng on Israel: Bad faith and ‘impunified disregard’ for international law?

The chief justice needs to publicly account for his comments, by either walking them back or explaining his change of heart on international law and its institutions

Chief Justice’s views on Israel are guided by religion, not the Constitution

Mogoeng should remember that Israel/Palestine is an apartheid state, in which 90% of the land is reserved for Jewish occupation

Censorship, surveillance could be the biggest rights challenges post Covid-19

The impacts of these infringements could last well beyond the life of the Covid-19 pandemic

Denis Goldberg: Man of integrity, freedom fighter and true mensch

One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised. — Chinua Achebe

Netanyahu claims Israel election win despite corruption charges

Monday's election left the veteran right-winger in prime position to form a government and end a year of political deadlock, after similar votes in April and September proved inconclusive

Complex debate on UCT’s Israel boycott

But still no clarity after motions in the senate, council and academic freedom committee

Israel expelling Human Rights Watch country director

The case against Omar Shakir was initially based on statements he had made supporting a boycott before joining HRW

Boycott of Israeli varsities is counter to academic freedom

‘Open letter’ reveals the Orwellian depths to which the radical anti-Israel lobby is willing to descend in order to stand reality on its head

For justice: SA Jews support the academic boycott of Israeli universities

As South African Jews, we cannot sit by idly while the Israeli government commits similar atrocities to the former South African apartheid regime

UCT stuck on academic freedom

A lecture delivered by an academic who challenged the logic of anti-Semitism claims has opened old wounds

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While electric two-wheelers can indeed be dangerous, the hazard is primarily to the rider

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