Friends of Palestine living in South Africa, chant anti-Israel slogans during a stand off between Palestinian supporters and Hebrew students from Israel at Nasrec Exposition Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2002, during the World Summit on Sustainable Development nearby. (AP Photo/Obed Zilwa)

South African ANC To Bring Economic Pressure On Israel, Calls For Full Boycott, Divestment

(MintPress) – South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) party voted on Thursday in favor of full boycott, divestment, sanction (BDS) policies against Israel, an unprecedented move that could bring significant economic pressure to stop the blockade of Gaza and illegal settlement activity on the West Bank. Although the burgeoning BDS movement has not taken hold […]