Students at SAfrican university boycott Israel

first_img Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day South Africa’s government angered Israel three months ago by issuing instructions that goods imported from Israeli West Bank settlements not be labeled “product of Israel.”Many South Africans equate the Israeli treatment of Palestinians with their former apartheid regime’s abuse of blacks.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix Top Stories Sponsored Stories JOHANNESBURG (AP) – Students at South Africa’s University of the Witwatersrand say they are adopting an academic and cultural boycott of Israel in solidarity with the Palestinian people.A statement Monday says the school’s student representative council is calling for an immediate investigation into any academic, financial and cultural relations with Israeli institutions.The University of Johannesburg last year became the world’s first to impose an academic boycott on Israel, ending its relationship with Ben-Gurion University. Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvementcenter_img Arizona families, Arizona farms: A legacy of tradition embracing animal care and comfort through modern technology Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project Check your body, save your life How Arizona is preparing the leader of the next generation Comments   Share   last_img