Woolworths will continue stocking Israeli goods

After Julius Malema and the EFF’s calls for a boycott of Woolworths, there was some consternation in South Africa’s Jewish community as to whether they should not boycott Woolworths too: for acceding to Malema’s demands!

However, according to the South … Read the rest

5 000 US Scholars vote to boycott Israel

israelboycottThe American Studies Association (ASA) announced Monday that its nearly 5,000 members voted in favor of the boycott by a 2-to-1 margin on Sunday night. A total of 1,252 members voted on the issue, with 66 percent voting ‘yes’ and … Read the rest

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters calls for boycott of ‘Apartheid Israel’

In an impassioned and hard-hitting open letter to fellow “Rock and Roll” musicians, Roger Waters (frontman and lead guitarist of world-famous rock band, PinkFloyd) has invited and called-on his peers to join the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel … Read the rest

Nothing maverick about The Daily Maverick’s sucking up to Woolworths

The Daily Maverick should rebaptise itself as “The Cute Conformist”, for that is really what it is, a bunch of people who sound like your average ANC propagandist on the SABC, except they think they are cute.

One such very … Read the rest

Woolworths responds with ads as boycott gains momentum

After PRAAG and other organisations had initiated a boycott against retailer Woolworths because of its discriminatory employment policy, the company responded with newspaper advertisements in major Sunday newspapers yesterday. Woolworths placed such advertisements in Rapport, the Sunday Times and City … Read the rest

ANC minister praises Woolworths

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant on Friday lauded retailer Woolworths’ stance on employment equity.

“As [the] government of South Africa and those that seek genuine transformation, we shall continue to encourage companies like Woolworths to continue with the transformation and integration … Read the rest

PRAAG calls for boycott of ‘hate group’ Woolworths

The Pro-Afrikaans Action Group has called for a blanket boycott of chain store Woolworths, including the company’s Country Road brand. Woolworths recently made clear that it will not consider white job applicants.

Dr. Dan Roodt, leader of PRAAG, stated: “For … Read the rest

South African Communist Party supports boycotts of ‘apartheid Israel’

The SACP commends the cancelation of a trip of various leaders of different sectors to visit Israel. Furthermore we welcome the statements of government as articulated by the Deputy Minister of International Relations, cde Ebrahim Ebrahim.

The SACP has witnessed … Read the rest

Inkatha Freedom Party protests against compulsory labelling of Israeli products in South Africa

by Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi

The Inkatha Freedom Party joins this march with a clear and unambiguous message. We oppose our Government taking sides in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, particularly in an atmosphere of escalating tension that threatens to boil over into … Read the rest