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All-out civil war is predicted for South Africa.
THE South African community has marched in support of Immigration Minister Peter Dutton over a controversial refugee offer to persecuted white farmers.
LARGE crowds of protesters chanting “thank you, Australia” and “thank you, Mr Dutton” marched through Brisbane’s CBD on Sunday in support of the government’s offer to bring persecuted South African farmers to Australia under the humanitarian program.
The march, organised by the Brisbane South African community and supported by Liberal backbencher Andrew Laming and independent Senator Fraser Anning, started at Emma Miller Place and ended at Queensland Parliament on George Street, where community members gave speeches highlighting the plight of their family and friends back home.
– Inside the ‘most dangerous job in the world’: White farmers in South Africa are FOUR times more likely to be murdered than anyone else – as Peter Dutton vows to ‘fast-track’ them into Australia as refugees:
- WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT
- White farmers in South Africa have the most dangerous job in the country, says civil rights group AfriForum
- Claims farmers are twice as likely to be murdered than police and killed at four times rate of wider community
- AfriForum claimed there had already been 109 attacks which left 15 white farm workers dead so far this year
- Figures can’t be verified because the government has refused to release farm murder statistics since 2007
- Some killings are reported to have been barbaric and involve torture, rape and slaughter in front of families
- Government denies whites are targeted and says farm murders are part of South Africa’s wider crime problem
- Ernst Roets, AfriForum’s vice president, claimed that ‘political factors’ were fuelling violent attacks on farmers
- Peter Dutton last week announced plans to fast-track white South African farmers through refugee program
H/t reader kevin a.
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Australia’s Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has dismissed claims of racism over his plan to resettle South African white minority farmers in Australia, saying he ignores the confected outrage “from some of the crazy lefties at the Guardian and Huffington Post.”
As Breitbart News reported, Mr. Dutton noted Australia has refugee, humanitarian and other visa programs which have the “potential to help some of these people”. He said he had asked his department to look at the options “because from what I have seen they do do need help from a civilised country like ours”.
All-out civil war has been predicted for South Africa.
Last month, South Africa’s parliament voted to allow white-owned land expropriation without compensation. That followed South Africa’s new President Cyril Ramaphosa’s pledge to return the lands owned by white farmers since the 1600s to the black citizens of the country. He claimed the land was “taken under colonialism and apartheid.”
“This is normal in South Africa to be attacked on a farm,” a 39-year old farmer Berdus Henrico told the reporter.
Berdus and his 51-year old partner Estelle Nieuwenhuys have been raided in the Limpopo province. The farmer has three bullet wounds – two through his shoulder and one through his face that came out the back of his neck.
“They took my hunting gun, my shotgun, two cell phones, our DVD player, our TV,” said Berdus, adding that Estelle was praying, out loud, begging them to stop.
“They want money and they want guns. They want the people off the land so as they can go on like they want to. They want it here like it was in Zimbabwe a few years ago when they chased all the whites out and let it go to the ground.”
All-out civil war is predicted for South Africa.
Foreign minister says Australia’s humanitarian visa program will not change after South African government expressed outrage
Australia will be making no special visa considerations for white South African farmers, Julie Bishop said, as she refused to back Peter Dutton’s claim the group deserved “special treatment” over alleged persecution.
The foreign minister became the latest senior government figure to dismiss one of the home affairs minister’s policy ideas, which in recent months have included limiting Australia’s migration intake and labelling white South African farmers the “sorts of migrants that we want to bring into our country”.
Dutton has previously been made to walk back comments he made during his regular segment on Sydney radio 2GB. At other times his colleagues have swiftly dismissed his ideas.
That South Africa has a high murder rate is hardly a surprise, but when the numbers are laid out so prominently, it really hits home.
A report released by the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) on Thursday revealed that around 445 835 murders had been recorded in the country between April 1994 and March 2016.
In 1994/95 financial year, an average number of 71 people were killed per day. In 2015/16, that number was at 51 per day.
The report used data from the South African police service and shows that for every 100 000 people in the country, 34 were murdered. The deadliest year on record in democratic South Africa was in 1995/96 with 26 877 being killed, according to the report.
…which will mean civil war!!!
The South African parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of a motion seeking to change the constitution to allow white-owned land expropriation without compensation.
The motion, which was brought by Julius Malema – the leader of the radical Marxist opposition party, the Economic Freedom Fighters – passed by a wide margin of 241 votes to 83 against.
Several parties – the Democratic Alliance, Freedom Front Plus, Cope and the African Christian Democratic Party – did not support the motion. The matter has been referred to the parliament’s Constitutional Review Committee, which must report back by August 30.
“The time for reconciliation is over. Now is the time for justice,” Malema told the parliament. “We must ensure that we restore the dignity of our people without compensating the criminals who stole our land.”
South Africa has a population of over 50 million people. According to a 2017 government audit, white people own 72 percent of farmland.