So. Africa: Virgin Active apologises to member denied access to health club for refusing to remove pro-Palestine t-shirt
Muhammed Desai, national co-ordinator of the South African chapter of the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions lobby against Israel, was forcibly removed from the Old Eds branch of Virgin Active after he refused to remove a pro-Palestine t-shirt. Virgin Active has since apologised to Desai for this incident. Related media items and the Virgin Active statement are provided below.