Dr Firoz Osman
Dr Firoz Osman is an Executive Member of the Media Review Network, an advocacy group based in Johannesburg. He is the co-author of “Why Israel? Anatomy of Zionist Apartheid – A South African perspective”.
Items by Dr Firoz Osman
- May 11, 2022 Dr Firoz Osman
On 15 May, 1948, the creation of the state of Israel was announced in Tel Aviv. That day is commemorated every year as Nakba Day by the people of occupied Palestine. The “Catastrophe” to which Nakba refers is that in order to create the state, almost 800,000 Palestinians were...
- May 18, 2021 Dr Firoz Osman
The heroic resistance by Palestinian youth at Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem is a clear affirmation of the failure of the Zionist project to colonise the land of Palestine and empty it of its indigenous people. The Polish-born first prime minister of Israel, David Ben-Gurion, stated in 1948: “We must...
- April 3, 2018 Dr Firoz Osman
Apartheid land theft is an explosive issue as manifested in South Africa’s “expropriation without compensation” debate and Israel’s massacre of Palestinians in Gaza as they marched peacefully in protest at the unending usurpation of their territory. The expropriation and forced removal of the indigenous people from their land by...
- March 14, 2018 Dr Firoz Osman
Zionist fulminations against the evocative A-word will now have to contend with the ignoble G-word. That Israel is an Apartheid entity is now indisputable, with international institutions and academics declaring it to be a crime against humanity. To this must now be added the increasingly obvious fact that the...
- March 7, 2018 Dr Firoz Osman
As Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) reaches South African shores on 12 March, in the wake of similar programmes in 250 cities around the globe, the iniquitous racist Israeli system that has poisoned Palestinians for 70 years has now afflicted African refugees as well. Thousands, mainly from Sudan and Eritrea,...
- December 8, 2017 Dr Firoz Osman
US President Donald Trump’s declaration that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel is another major step forward for the Zionists since the Balfour Declaration, when the British created Israel from the rib of terrorism. A primary objective of the Zionist Project that emanated from Europe was to occupy and...
- August 5, 2016 Dr Firoz Osman
The sensational headlines following the arrests of Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie, as well as Ebrahim and Fatima Patel, in Johannesburg and the West Rand, have dominated the South African media over the past few weeks. The #TerrorArrests, as they have been dubbed on social media, came a month after...
- July 14, 2016 Dr Firoz Osman
The phenomenon of “Islamic State” (Daesh) has surfaced once again following sensational the media reporting of the arrest of four South African Muslims under their country’s anti-terror laws; there is an obvious attempts to instil a climate of fear in our communities. Just as Al-Qaeda was used to scare...