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Johannesburg – Rightwing group the Gelofte Volk laid a complaint of hate speech against PresidentJacob Zuma at the Human Rights Commission in Johannesburg on Friday.

Gelofte Volk leader Andre Visagie said he presented the charges “on behalf of the boer nation”.

The first charge was for Zuma’s singing “the forbidden song”, “dubul’ ibhunu” (shoot the boer) at the African National Congress’s centenary celebrations in Bloemfontein on January 11.

The second was against the ministry of police for allegedly failing to intervene at the trial of Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB) leader Eugene Terre’blanche’s killers, when black people held up signs saying “boere word gebleksem” (sic).

The third charge related to the ANC government’s “failure” to employ a special force to protect farmers after the dissolution of military commandos.

Discrimination

The ANC government also discriminated against the boer youth “in that they are deliberately excluded from employment in the government [and] private sector”, Visagie said.

“Now they are punished for ‘apartheid’ because they have a white skin.”

The presidency earlier said it was unaware of the complaint by the fringe group.

Spokesperson Mac Maharaj said: “I am sure that they [the HRC] will attend to it through the proper procedures”.

He said the presidency would not be sending someone to hear the complaint on Friday.

Visagie said he hoped the case would draw international media attention because “we are killed in this country just because we have white skins”.

The Gelofte Volk (People of the Covenant) was founded by Visagie, the AWB’s former general secretary.

About 15 of the group’s supporters, most of them middle-aged women, gathered outside the commission’s offices before the complaint was heard.

They held up the Vierkleur flag, and a placard that read “stop die plaasmoorde” (stop farm murders).

Andries Terre’blanche, brother of Eugene, joined Visagie and the leadership of the Volk to lay the complaint.

– SAPA
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Author: Anthony

I am currently staying in sunny South-Africa. I love to be out and about and my favorite pass time is bass fishing and drag racing. From time to time i will play p.c games, but not to much.

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