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20 August 2012

Ebrahim Statement Welcomed

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign has welcomed comments by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim discouraging South Africans from visiting Israel. The lobby group said as a member of a post-apartheid government in South Africa, the deputy minister could do no less. “Israel is an apartheid state according to international law and, as the South African apartheid state was boycotted and sanctioned in the 1980s, so too must Israel suffer the same fate until they abide by international law and accede to the legitimate demands of the Palestinian people,” spokesperson Mercia Andrews said in a statement released on Wednesday.  Voice of the Cape

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Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)