ICERD's Article 3 calls apartheid a particularly egregious form of discrimination.
The Apartheid Convention and Rome Statute criminalized its practice.
On January 5, the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel ( PACBI ) called 2012 "an exciting year for the growth of the cultural and academic boycott of Israel."
"We call on our partners and activists around the world to continue in this spirit in 2013 (and) especially work on the academic front to (isolate) Israeli academic institutions (as long as) apartheid, occupation and colonialism" continue.
Last October, over 150 former international anti-apartheid activists called on South Africa's ANC to boycott Israel.
A BDS South Africa press release "call(ed) on the ANC to support the Palestinian people in their fight for freedom, justice and equality."
World opinion was galvanized against apartheid South Africa. It's vital now against Israel.
Arabs are harmed most. So are Israelis. Instead of challenging rogue government, they're largely dismissive.