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Suraya Dadoo


Suraya Dadoo is a South African writer and author focussing on Israel's occupation of Palestine.

In-depth: There is growing opposition to Israel's new observer status at the African Union, with member states and civil society groups citing the country's ongoing occupation of Palestine.

17 August, 2021

Opinion: The African Union has granted observer status to Israel, echoing many African countries' support for Palestine while engaging in "economic diplomacy" with Israel, writes Suraya Dadoo.

05 August, 2021

Analysis: Despite attempts at oversight, Yemen is awash with weapons made by South Africa's arms industry.

03 May, 2021

Comment: As Sudan seeks to appease Washington through normalising ties with Israel, any such deal would be betray its own people as well as Palestinians under occupation, argues Suraya Dadoo.

10 September, 2020

Comment: Africa's Frontline States showed what real solidarity looks like, but the Arab world is ignoring the lessons of history, writes Suraya Dadoo.

03 September, 2020

Comment: The current hiatus in weapons sales is only a temporary 'inspections row'. It's time South Africa halted arms sales to Saudi Arabia altogether, writes Suraya Dadoo.

27 November, 2019

Comment: South Africa ended its Security Council term on a fiery note, calling out inaction and the need for UN reform, writes Suraya Dadoo.

04 November, 2019

Comment: In addition to its brutal military occupation of Palestine, Israel is also supplying the weapons to extend South Sudan's deadly civil war, writes Suraya Dadoo.

30 August, 2019

Comment: When Palestinians refuse to surrender their rights, they're accused of rejecting peace, writes Suraya Dadoo.

27 June, 2019

Comment: A new UNHRC report stating that Israel may have committed war crimes in Gaza has met with global silence, writes Suraya Dadoo.

07 March, 2019