mercredi 26 avril 2017

South African Campaign Launches for Palestinian Hunger Strikers

Une campagne sud-africaine démarre en solidarité aux grévistes de la faim en Palestine
Anti-apartheid veterans, former prisoners express solidarity as 
over 1,000 Palestinian detainees go on hunger strike. (Photo: AA)

Former South African anti-apartheid stalwarts and ex-political prisoners on Monday expressed solidarity with Palestinians currently on hunger strike protesting Israeli detention policies.

“We unequivocally support the demands of Palestinian political prisoners and strongly condemn the illegal detention of women [and] children,” Mpho Masemola, leader of South Africa’s Ex-Political Prisoners’ Association, told reporters in Johannesburg.

He appealed for global solidarity marches which would put pressure on Israel to stop mass arrests and the abuse of p...

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