Tutu 'deeply distressed and brokenhearted' by Gaza carnage

Guatemala moves embassy to Jerusalem

International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says government's intent to downgrading the South African embassy in Israel still stands.

South Africans demonstrated in solidarity with Palestinians on Tuesday, a day after 60 were killed protesting the U.S. embassy's move to Jerusalem, with anti-apartheid icon Archbishop Desmond Tutu declaring himself "brokenhearted". The demonstrations were fuelled by a controversial decision by US President Donald Trump to move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

In Port Elizabeth, Professor Janet Cherry of Nelson Mandela University said only an global response which has the power to isolate and put pressure on the Israeli regime would succeed in curbing Israeli aggression.

Moran began her speech on a personal note, saying that if it weren't for Nakba - the term Palestinians use to commemoration the displacement that preceded and followed the Israeli Declaration of Independence in 1948 - she might not be speaking there today, and that this compelled her bring the matter to Parliament's attention. That is not the way we believe we should engage with other states. They are forcibly removed, their water gets taken away, people's lives are lost every day, every moment. There was not a single person injured on the Israeli side.

Sheikh Shamiel Panday said that it was up to the man on the street to show solidarity with the Palestinian people because "no country as a whole gives a damn".

Australian astronomers find black hole as big as 20 billion suns
What started as the size of about 20 billion suns has grown one percent every million years, into the cosmic behemoth we know now. As supermassive black holes like these grow, the shadows of other objects can be spotted in front of them.

The group's main issue was that current visa regulations were guided by an apartheid-era agreement that has remained in force, resulting in Israeli officials and some citizens needing very little visa requirements when entering South Africa.

"The South African government regards the occupation of Palestine as unjust, and to that extent, we need to continue the effort that there is a climate for peace. and encouragement of dialogue". "Our best weapon is prayer, we are united", said Panday.

"If we were to expel their ambassador they would expel ours".

"We obviously are going to apply our minds with Cabinet colleagues, and we will respond in due course at the soonest available opportunity", he said.

Related News:

  • Kia to introduce 48v mild-hybrid diesel technology

    Kia to introduce 48v mild-hybrid diesel technology

    If the battery has sufficient charge, the combustion engine turns off automatically during in-gear deceleration and braking. By electronically controlling the MHSG using the inverter, the system switches between two modes: "motor" and "generator".
    US Sanctions Iran's Central Bank Governor, Alleges Hezbollah Ties

    US Sanctions Iran's Central Bank Governor, Alleges Hezbollah Ties

    Treasury Department also issued economic sanctions against another top official, in addition to Seif. President Trump in April said Iran would pay a "price" if it threatens the U.S.
    Ireland beaten by Pakistan after gutsy debut Test effort

    Ireland beaten by Pakistan after gutsy debut Test effort

    Imam-ul-Haq and Babar Azam were tasked with rebuilding the Pakistan innings and ensuring their side avoided an ignominious defeat. Pakistan VS Ireland test match initially restricted to four days as the rain dishearted the fans on Friday.
  • Facial recognition technology is

    Facial recognition technology is "dangerously inaccurate"

    The South Wales Police's facial recognition system wrongly identified 91% of the matches . Systems incorrectly flagged 102 people as potential suspects, though none were arrested.
    Veteran voice actor Nolan North to receive BAFTA Special Award

    Veteran voice actor Nolan North to receive BAFTA Special Award

    I don't think [the abuse] will ever leave any of them, but she is fearless enough to go through it again with us to film it. The Handmaid's Tale , financed and first released through USA streaming service Hulu, won Best International Drama.
    Manchester City earn record-breaking farewell for Yaya with 3-1 win

    Manchester City earn record-breaking farewell for Yaya with 3-1 win

    But their game is not all about strangling and picking off the other team, it's much more positive than that. With English records tumbling, Europe offers the final frontier for Guardiola's history makers.
  • Champions League final to be broadcast on YouTube

    Champions League final to be broadcast on YouTube

    BT Sport subscribers will also be able to enjoy 360-degree highlights on the app throughout the games. The final of next year's Champions League will be held in Atlético Madrid's stadium.
    Wall Street stocks slide as Treasury yields surge

    Wall Street stocks slide as Treasury yields surge

    Stocks are broadly higher at midday on Wall Street as investors hope that trade tensions will ease between the US and China. The Dow's eight-session winning streak came to an abrupt end as Treasury yields spiked, returning to multi-year highs.
    Lightning lead Capitals 4-1 in 3rd

    Lightning lead Capitals 4-1 in 3rd

    So far, the Stamkos we're seeing tonight - rather than the one of the previous two games - appears to be who he really is. He took a feed from Hedman, converting for his 10th career postseason power-play goal-a franchise record.
  • Japan economy ends two years of growth

    Japan economy ends two years of growth

    GDP is expected to be flat on quarter and slip 0.1% on year after adding 0.4% on quarter and 1.6% on year in the three months prior.
    HTC Announces New Smartphone Powered by Blockchain Technology

    HTC Announces New Smartphone Powered by Blockchain Technology

    While there's no price set for the device quite yet, HTC announced that it might even accept cryptocurrency as a form of payment. It's new blockchain-powered smartphone could signal a shift in the division's commercialisation strategy.
    President Trump repeats misleading claim about Iran's military budget

    President Trump repeats misleading claim about Iran's military budget

    Protesters burned an American flag and railed against the USA and Israel after emerging from Friday prayers in Tehran . Iran's deployment of troops to the country to help President Bashar al-Assad has alarmed Israel.


Most liked

It's a Mother's Day engagement for Taraji P. Henson
Taraji confirmed in December that she was dating Kelvin and they had been an item for two years. She wrote, "I said yes y'all!" Yesterday, newly engaged Empire star Taraji P.

More powers to WhatsApp group admins
Moreover, WhatsApp now also prevents the creator of the group from being removed from the group by other admins . Here, one thing very important is that the other group admin can not remove the creator of the group from it.

WOW air Announces New Route From The US To India Via Iceland
WOW Air is expanding to Asia, launching routes from nine different US cities to Delhi , India, via Iceland, with fares starting at $199 one-way.

'Cruel but correct' - Magnanimous Corcoran on controversial red card
But the roar coming out of the dressing room when Jimmy Corcoran saved the spot kick nearly sent the clubhouse roof into orbit! Former Premier League official Mark Halsey was asked on Twitter what he thought of the situation.

Nwankwo, Lokosa, Ajiboye make W'Cup list
Okala said that he personally saw the provisional list as a good list "with lots of hope in it". Nigeria is in Group D at the World Cup and faces Croatia, Iceland and then Argentina.

One dead, three injured in explosion at California medical center
A deputy with Orange County Sheriff's Department told KTLA the explosion was caused by a gas leak and the area is being evacuated. Authorities had not found an explosive device Tuesday night but were searching through debris that was left after the blast.

Twitter Will Now Hide Mean Tweets From Trolls
Here's how it'll work: Twitter is using an array of data to rearrange how users see replies to conversations and search results. It said a "majority" of complaints made by its users concerned less than 1% of the total number of accounts on the service.

STALKER 2 Seems Set For 2021 Release Date
Stalker 2 was originally revealed back in 2010, but it didn't get very far before everything-the game and the studio-fell apart. The developer GSC Game World has now officially confirmed that a full sequel of the Stalker game is in development.

Soros foundation quits Hungary to escape 'unprecedented' tactics
His Open Society Foundations will leave Budapest , Hungary, citing pressure from the Hungarian government. The building that houses the Budapest offices of the Open Society Foundations in Budapest , Hungary.

Coroner Rules Death of Black Man Arrested in Louisiana Homicide by 'Asphyxia'
They are being reassigned to administrative duty pending the outcome of the investigation, the sheriff said. Four deputies caught up with him in the backyard of a nearby home, resulting in a physical struggle.

Cavs aiming to be better in Game 2 vs. Celtics
So if that doesn't highlight just how pivotal Game 2 is for James and the Cavs on Tuesday night, I don't know what else will. The Celtics showed James several different looks throughout the game , switching as many as five different players on him.

Packers Not Expected To Sign Dez Bryant
- Not that it should come as much of a shock, but the chances that Dez Bryant ends up in Green Bay took a hit on Tuesday. Bryant will likely have to keep looking for a new team as opportunities continue to dwindle throughout the offseason.

Who Is Thomas Markle? Meghan Markle's Dad Bails on Royal Wedding
But TMZ said Markle Sr had "now decided not to go because he doesn't want to embarrass the royal family or his daughter". She said , 'Can I say yes? "This was his decision entirely", a source tells ET of the bride-to-be's father .

A British Rugby player dies in Sri Lanka
Mr Howard's post-mortem examination did not reveal any existing injury or illness that might have caused his death. Thomas Howard and Tom Baty, both 26, fell ill on Sunday morning having been to a nightclub until the early hours.

I don't think I would fit in 'Race' family, says Salman Khan
Everyone has been treated equally in the film. "I don't like the kind of exposing (skin show) franchise is known for". But Salman had stated the reason for the delay in one of his tweet when he said they weren't ready with the trailer.