World Federation of Trade Unions

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU) joins millions of people in South Africa, the African Continent and, indeed, around the World in condemning the barbaric and savage Israeli attacks on the Palestinian people. However, NEHAWU, is of the firm opinion that condemnation is simply not enough to stop the Apartheid Israel regime, backed by the United States of America (USA). Our disgust at the Israeli killing of Palestinian must and should move beyond words into action. In the last four days alone Israel has killed over 100 Palestinian civilians including 27 children. These 100 Palestinians cannot be reduced to mere statistics. Israel has killed 100 human beings with stories, friends, families and dreams. We must name the dead, we must rise in their names and we must practically mobilise to hold Israel accountable. Israel’s regime of apartheid and occupation is bound up in human rights violations, this…

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NEHAWU Statement on the attack on Palestine by apartheid Israel