Articles for Matthew Hirsch

Four people shot on public works property in Wynberg

Two days prior to the shooting, Parliament recommended the property become a drug rehabilitation centre


News | 26 February 2024

Fiery end to Green Point tent city

The homeless community was evicted on Thursday

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News | 22 February 2024

Green Point “Tent City”: Homeless camp’s days are numbered

Relocation options unsatisfactory for many of the occupiers

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Feature | 20 February 2024

Vigil held in Sea Point for children of Gaza

The events were also to raise money for shoes for South African school children


Brief | 12 February 2024

Stop conflating criticism of Israel with antisemitism, protesters tell German consulate

They demanded Germany stop supporting the war on Gaza and resume funding UNRWA


Brief | 9 February 2024

Massive protest in Cape Town in support of people of Gaza

This was part of a Global Day of Action for Palestine


News | 13 January 2024

Protesters show support for South African case at International Court of Justice

South Africa’s legal team is presenting at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, on Thursday about the devastating effects of the ongoing war in Gaza


News | 11 January 2024

One of Cape Town’s few free rehab centres has closed its doors to adults

Concerns over further budget cuts and their impact on access to rehabilitation


News | 14 December 2023

As Israel wages war, Jews and Muslims in Cape Town show a peaceful way

Interfaith sabbath, Hanukkah and Maghrib services hosted at Claremont Mosque


Brief | 11 December 2023

Solidarity demonstrations with Palestinians held in Joburg and Cape Town

“We also faced a very oppressive apartheid regime” says protester

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Photo Essay | 29 November 2023

Much-loved pastor bows out from Central Methodist Church

“Jesus believed in justice, equality, truth, gentleness and mercy” says Alan Storey


News | 28 November 2023

Public works “working” on evicting people occupying land at the Castle

Cape Town mayor concerned about the lack of a clear timeline


News | 27 November 2023

Health workers picket for Palestine outside Red Cross Children’s Hospital

Organisers call for immediate ceasefire

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Brief | 21 November 2023

Gift of the Givers Gaza head “paid the ultimate sacrifice”

Memorial held for Ahmed Abbasi in St George’s Cathedral


News | 20 November 2023

Public works slammed for mismanagement of prime Cape Town property

A two-hectare property and heritage buildings have been left to ruin


News | 17 November 2023