Anti-apartheid demonstrators march through Auckland, New Zealand to protest the tour of South Africa's Springbok rugby union team. The tour had proceeded, in the face of bitter opposition from critics of South Africa's system of apartheid with the sanction of the New Zealand Rugby Union and government of then Prime Minister Robert Muldoon, July 3, 1981 . (AP/New Zealand Herald)
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Historically Anti-Apartheid New Zealand Confronts Risks of BDS and Standing Up to Israel

New Zealand prides itself on having been one of the most staunch opponents of South Africa’s former apartheid regime and has now taken some of that fervor to the fight against Israel’s marginalization of Palestinians, but the Kiwi nation is quickly discovering the high cost of confronting Israel.

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