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Deja Vu

November 24, 2016 23:04

Deja Vu

In 1983, anti-apartheid activist Howard Sackstein was a Jewish student leader at the University of the Witwatersrand. He said he found himself under threat not only from the authorities — he was shot at by riot police, tear-gassed and chased by police dogs —- but also from the Jewish community.

When the leadership of the Board of Deputies placed ads in a national newspaper supporting a proposed tricameral parliament that made token provision for a role for those of mixed race and Indians — but excluded blacks — Sackstein recalls publicly opposing the position and being threatened with withdrawal of funding from his university group.

Withdrawl of funding....huh....surely not.

Mr. Sackstein meet Mr. Goldstone.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mj-rosenberg/goldstone-flinched-for-re_b_8...

Mr. Sackstein, Mr. Goldstone, meet Mr. Sheldon.

November 24, 2016 23:04

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