The Spectre of South Africa | by John Reynolds

The Spectre of South Africa | by John Reynolds

Next week, the third session of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine will convene in Cape Town’s famous District Six. In the 1970s, 60,000 residents of District Six were forcibly removed following its designation as a White Area by the apartheid regime. Based on...

Rio+20: Vengeance Too Long Delayed | by Gwynne Dyer

There was no law against genocide in the early 1940s; it only became an internationally recognized crime after the worst genocide of modern history had actually happened. Similarly, there is no law against “ecocide” now. That will only come to pass when the damage to...

News about the Palestinian Struggle

Israeli indignados Return To Streets Following Police Violence | by Jérôme E. Roos Interesting developments in Israel, where the J14 social justice movement (wiki) that burst onto the scenes last year with tent occupations and the country’s largest street protests...
David and Goliath

David and Goliath

The story of farm workers and farm bosses in the Breede River Valley| by Mercia Andrews On Wednesday 6 March 2013 in Ashton, 180 km from Cape Town, people started gathering for a meeting early in the morning. Outside the library, one could observe the expensive...