Africa: Zulu King backs South African white farmers against land seizures

Article author: 
Thomas Lifson
Article publisher: 
American Thinker
Article date: 
13 October 2018
Article category: 
National News
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South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress, is taking steps to change that nation’s constitution and permit the seizure without compensation of land owned by white farmers. Notably, the leftists at the Southern Poverty Law Center demand that we avert our eyes from this situation because “white genocide” is a “dangerous myth.” But, there is already an ongoing epidemic of murder of white farmers. Statistics gathered by the private civil rights group AfriForum, show this trend:

[See original article for chart: over 300 murders recorded by AfriForum in 2016.]


The leader of the Zulu tribe, King Goodwill Zwelithini chooses to ignore the SPLC (maybe he’s a dangerous racist in their book?) and warn of the dangers of this policy, apparently because he has noticed that afterneighboring Zimbabwe enacted a similar measure, people starved....

... according to Reuters, “King Goodwill Zwelithini controls 2.8 million hectares, a fragmented sub-tropical area the size of Belgium, under an entity called the Ingonyama Trust.”...

King Zwelithini does not want his tribesmen and women to starve. For that pragmatism, he is being excoriated.