By David Karsh
Tazpit Press Service 

South African activist abandons BDS movement after trip to Israel

 

South African student Klass Mokgomole.

Desperate to find a restroom after a nearly nine-hour flight from Johannesburg, South African university student Klaas Mokgomole grabbed his carry-on and hurried off the plane.

Urgently searching out a gate agent at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion International Airport and praying that the man understood English, Mokgomole asked, sincerely, "Can you please show me to the blacks-only restroom?"

Mokgomole - then a South African university student and outspoken youth leader of the anti-Israel, Boycott, Divest, Sanction movement - stood in the busy airport restroom dumbfounded as Jews and Arabs went in and...



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