Tags: Ben Levitas

Zwelenzima Vavi’s Support For BDS At New Low

Zwelinzima Vavi’s statement on behalf of COSATU in support of the week of Boycotts against Israel, plumbs new lows of ignorance, xenophobia and blind partisanship. It is an insult to all the followers of COSATU that truly suffered under ‘Apartheid’ South Africa, to compare their history to the situation of the Palestinians. It is unconscionable…

BDS in South Africa – An Abject Failure by Ben Levitas

Despite all the opportunities offered by ‘Operation protective Edge’ in Gaza to harness latent anti-Israel and anti-Semitic sentiments, the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, (BDS) movement has come up empty handed. This despite investing huge human and financial capital in this endeavour. Over the past month BDS have initiated a strident call on the South African…