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# Apartheid

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Mike Murphy: Why I’m supporting a call on the EU to ban trade with illegal Israeli settlements
The broadcaster lends his support to a group of NGOs seeking an end to EU trade with Israeli settlements in occupied territories.
Former AG of Israel: With great sadness I conclude that my country is now an apartheid regime
Michael Benyair, former Attorney General of Israel, agrees with Amnesty International.
All time
South Africa begins week of mourning following the death of Desmond Tutu
The anti-apartheid activist passed away yesterday at the age of 90.
Desmond Tutu, revered anti-apartheid figure and South African archbishop, dies aged 90
The Nobel Prize winner, often described as the moral conscience of South Africa, died today in Cape Town.
Tempered praise after South Africa's former president FW de Klerk dies aged 85
De Klerk apologised for apartheid in a posthumous video released today.
Israel committing 'crime of apartheid' against Palestinians, NGO says
Human Rights Watch said Israel is “committing the crimes against humanity of apartheid and persecution” against Palestinians.
Mandela wrote letter to Haughey soon after his release asking him to postpone a decision on easing sanctions
Mandela was deputy president of the African National Congress (ANC) and was negotiating an end to the apartheid regime.
Irish government ‘outraged’ over IRFU participation in South Africa sports event
Details of correspondence and government letters have been released by the National Archives.
A Robben Island prisoner visits Kilmainham Gaol to commemorate Mandela
Thulani Mabaso has given tours of the Robben Island prison since 2002.
'I am Irish, I am English, I am a sangoma and I am a human being with a mystical gift'
Lockley has written a book about his experience – Leopard Warrior – which aims to answer people’s questions about how a white man occupies such a role.
'Still to this day I always say I would do it again': How a 21-year-old Dunnes Stores worker stood up against apartheid
Mary Manning kickstarted a two year campaign when she refused to process the sale of two South African grapefruits.
46-year-old case of a man dying in police custody reopens South Africa's apartheid wounds
An inquest at the time said Ahmed Timol died by suicide. A review of the case now, however, is telling a different story.
Joe Dolan was on a UN blacklist over a performance in South Africa
As were Foster and Allen.
'They’re off winning Grand Slams and you’re off in f***ing Rotherham'
At the age of 31, Billy Holland will win his first Ireland cap against Canada tomorrow.
30 years ago Dunnes Stores was involved in ANOTHER workers' dispute... one that shook the world
The protest of Dunnes workers against South Africa’s apartheid regime was one of the most compelling stories of 1985.
The €1.4 million painting being used as a noticeboard
The painting was once used to raise money for Nelson Mandela’s legal fees.
Dunnes workers remember their 2 years and 9 months protesting apartheid
“There were times on the picket line when we felt so down, that we just wanted to walk away from it, but we would never have gone back in…”
On this day 25 years ago, the speech that changed South Africa forever
FW De Klerk ended apartheid – and freed Nelson Mandela.
Irish parachutists given out to for breaking rules on apartheid
The Minister for Foreign Affairs was afraid their participation would give the wrong impression of where Ireland stood on the apartheid issue.
Quinn says days of apartheid in education are over as he launches €169m European programme
The programme will draw together multiple previous European programmes into one.
Middle East peace deadline arrives - but no breakthrough
US Secretary of State John Kerry denied allegations that he said Israel risks becoming an “apartheid state”.
UN declares North Korea's crimes on par with Nazism, apartheid and Khmer Rouge
The head of a UN inquiry has condemned North Korea’s extensive human rights abuses – including extermination, enslavement and sexual violence.
Column: The equality struggle didn’t end with Mandela’s prison release, it must continue
Mandela did not topple white rule single-handedly – nor did he ever claim to, writes David Cronin, who says that while he retains a deep admiration for Mandela, he did turn his back on some of his beliefs.
The New Yorker honours Nelson Mandela with striking cover image
Update: Nelson Mandela still in hospital, earlier reports 'incorrect'
Reports this morning suggested that the 95-year-old has left hospital almost three months after being admitted.
Prayers for Mandela as country urged to 'let him go'
It is the fourth hospital stay since December for Mandela, who turns 95 next month.
These maps show 21 highly segregated USA cities
Analysis of the 2010 Census data shows how major cities are still segregated by neighbourhood a half century after the civil rights movement.
Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital
The 94-year-old will now receive home-based care.
Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital in South Africa
The 94-year-old former leader was admitted to hospital three weeks ago for treatment for a recurring lung infection.
South Africa to start releasing arrested miners
A court is to begin conditionally releasing 270 miners who were arrested after police gunned down 34 of their colleagues in Johannesburg in August.
South Africa drops charges against miners over police shootings
Prosecutors have said, however, that the Marikana miners could be recharged after more investigations are carried out.
Divided South Africa honours Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday
The South African statesman had a quiet day at home, while South Africans concentrated on projects for the needy.
Sorry! British hockey chiefs apologise for South Africa 'apartheid' anthem error
‘Die Stem’ was mistakenly played before their match in London.
The Wire star to take up Nelson Mandela role in May
British actor Idris Elba – best known as Stringer Bell in HBO TV series – is to star in Long Walk to Freedom.
Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital with stomach complaint
The former South African president is reported to be in a stable condition after undergoing surgery.
5 things that were bothering Charlie Haughey in 1981
State papers show that while he was only Taoiseach for half the year, Haughey found a number of issues to get riled up about.
Poll: Should the Republic join the Commonwealth in exchange for a united Ireland?
The idea was floated by presidential candidate Gay Mitchell last night, what do you think?
Gallery: The life and times of Nelson Mandela
As the world celebrates Mandela Day, takes a look at the South African icon’s incredible life.
Anti-Apartheid leader Kader Asmal dies aged 76
The founder of the Irish Anti-Apartheid Movement, and later a government minister, dies in South Africa.