Category: Opinions

The annual BDS campaign

The silly season has started.  The annual worldwide BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) campaign is in full swing during the month of March. The various programs are cleverly designed in an effort to brand Israel as an Apartheid state. The disingenuousness of these efforts are reflected in the counter-initiatives of governments, institutions, organizations and ordinary…

A Jew Supporter

“ANC spokesman Yonela Diko labelled Zille a “Jew supporter”: “We are appealing to her. Although she sides with the Jews we side with palestine.” That gem of political comment from the governing party was taken from a Cape Argus article (22 Oct) headlined “ANC slams Zille for not welcoming organisation”. What organisation you may ask?…

The big problem with the polemic published in the July 24th Cape Times (Voices growing in numbers to support Gaza innocents) is its sources, none of which is independent and all of which has shown disproportionate bias towards Israel in their previous faux determinations. From 18th – 22nd May 2015, a High Level International Military Group, made…