Skip to comments.South African Ambassador 'Hiding' from Foreign Ministry
Posted on 05/21/2012 2:43:55 AM PDT by Eleutheria5
The Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem said Monday that efforts will continue to summon South Africa's ambassador for censure over his country's announcement on Saturday that products made in Judea and Samaria (Yehuda and Shomron) will be marked as being from "Occupied Palestinian Territory". The South African ambassador disconnected his telephone on Sunday, however, apparently to avoid the summons, sources in the Foreign Ministry said.
Arutz Sheva's attempts to reach the South African embassy for a reaction were not successful.
Rabbi Natan Alexander, a Bnei Akiva emissary in Johanesburg, told Arutz Sheva on Sunday that he was not surprised by the South African announcement regarding labeling of products. He said that while there is no hostility toward Israel on the streets of South Africa's cities, activities such as Israel Apartheid Week by pro-Palestinian Authority activists on university campuses makes Jewish students uncomfortable.
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Let’s start labeling everything exported from South Africa “From Occupied Boer Lands.”
It’s too bad blacks in South Africa don’t produce anything beyond tourists junk...
Sure. What’s fair is fair. The Boers conquered those lands from the Zulu, Xhosa and Metabelle tribes fair and square, and eventually shut them up in homelands (too small for their populations and with indefensible borders, just like pre-1967 Israel). Then they went and re-took possession of lands that had already belonged to the Afrikander voelker for generations, and began imposing their will.
Let’s not forget that that was after the gross injustices perpetrated by the British following the Boer War, where the Afrikanders lost sovereignty over their own territory and were subjected to a mandatory imperial government. Haven’t these poor people suffered enough?/s
That’ll make boycotting it so much easier.
The Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem said Monday that efforts will continue to summon South Africa's ambassador for censure over his country's announcement on Saturday that products made in Judea and Samaria (Yehuda and Shomron) will be marked as being from "Occupied Palestinian Territory". The South African ambassador disconnected his telephone on Sunday...
Has any major newspaper run these pictures?
If they haven’t run ‘em, by (my) definition, they aren’t major.
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