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An Open letter to Mr. Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa

In Tearing Ourselves Apart on September 15, 2009 at 4:34 pm

By Dr. Haidar Eid – Gaza, RevLeft

Dear Mr. President,
I am writing to express my dismay and disappointment with both your attendance at the national conference of the South African Jewish Board of Deputies – a racist organization by any standards – as well as the content of your speech at that forum.

I am a naturalised South African of Palestinian origin. I spent more than five years in Johannesburg, during which I earned a PhD from the University of Johannesburg and lectured at the-then Vista University in Soweto and Rand Afrikaans University in Johannesburg. Read the rest of this entry »