The “apartheid state” is worse than the apartheid that was conducted in , Willie Madisha, the Congress of SA Trade Unions president, said on July 10 on the South African Broadcasting Corporation. He said Palestinians were being attacked with heavy machinery and tanks used in war, something which had never happened in
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“My leadership made it clear the soldier can be released immediately if responds to mediation. The demand for exchange of prisoners is justified by international law. We are not demanding something unacceptable,” he said.
Virginia Tilley, the professor of political science, said , was one of the only places where a vision had been brought forward to address collective punishment of perceived inferiority.
“I can’t imagine a better beacon in that struggle than this country and it has stood back. If there is any moral authority in , it must come into play now,” she said. Madisha said should be seen as an apartheid state and the same sanctions must be applied that were established against .
*this article was reprinted from a South African Broadcasting Corporation radio broadcast