The genocide underway in Gaza has ignited a solidarity movement in South Africa that brings together different classes and communities.
Dubbed Football 4 Humanity, the games between SA and Palestine have been hailed as a show of solidarity with Gaza.
The president, three cabinet ministers and the mayor of Cape Town attended the Palestine match against a Western Cape XI.
The number of journalists killed in Palestine in the last three months is almost double the 63 killed over 20 years in the Vietnam War.
A summary of stories reported by Elitsha this year.
Protesters from across South African political divisions agree that a just and lasting peace in Palestine requires the end of Israeli occupation.
The genocide underway in Gaza signals the end of Zionist Israel and a time for the “global south” to Unite for Peace and to make urgent restitution to the Palestinians by immediate recognition of a single, democratic and secular state, from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea.
Demonstrations in solidarity with Palestine were held today, 11 October, in major cities in South Africa.
Human rights groups are calling for the protection of human rights and government accountability ahead of general elections in eSwatini. Africa’s last absolute monarchy is set to hold general elections on September 29.
As part of their pre-season preparation, Orlando Pirates is part of a series of friendly international club matches in Spain. On Thursday 13 July, the Buccaneers or “The People’s Team” played against Israeli team, Maccabi Tel-Aviv, despite calls by many of its supporters and Palestine solidarity organisations for the club not to do so.