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Inside South Africa's White Displacement Camps - New Apartheid

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  • Inside South Africa's White Displacement Camps - New Apartheid

    Shameful. South Africa is going into a downward spiral under black far leftist leadership and devolving into a land of brutish apes. https://www.thetrumpet.com/17389-sou...e-of-civil-war
    South Africa on Verge of Civil War Farmers face a choice between genocide or Zimbabwe-style land grabs. By Andrew Miiller • June 21 Land ownership is an explosive issue in South Africa. When South Africa ended institutionalized racial segregation in 1994, white farmers owned 85 percent of the nation’s privately held farmland. Over the next 24 years, the government purchased and redistributed more than 5 million acres of farmland. Meanwhile, black South Africans purchased more than 12 million acres on the open market. Last year, the government estimated that white South Africans still owned 72 percent of the nation’s farmland. Since the African National Congress made a promise in 1994 to transfer 30 percent of white-owned land to blacks by 2000, many feel the process of land redistribution is moving too slowly. To speed things up, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged to abandon the government’s “willing buyer, willing seller” principle in favor of a new policy: The government wants to start confiscating white-owned land without compensation. “We will accelerate our land redistribution program not only to redress a grave historical injustice, but also to bring more producers into the agricultural sector and to make more land available for cultivation,” Ramaphosa said during his State of the Nation address. “We will pursue a comprehensive approach that makes effective use of all the mechanisms at our disposal. Guided by the resolutions of the 54th National Conference of the governing party, this approach will include the expropriation of land without compensation.” While a Constitutional Review Committee is still examining the legality of such land seizures, the leader of South Africa’s third-largest political party is predicting violent revolution if white people do not surrender their land. “I’m saying to you, we’ve not called for the killing of white people, at least for now. I can’t guarantee the future,” Julius Malema said in an interview with trt World, published June 9. When the interviewer asked him if he understood that some might interpret his words as a call to genocide, Malema responded, “Crybabies, crybabies! I can’t give you a guarantee of the future. Especially when things are going the way they are. If things are going the way they are, there will be a revolution in this country, I can tell you now. There will be an unled revolution in this country, and an unled revolution is the highest form of anarchy.” Speaking to eNCA’s Cathy Mohlahlana on June 14, Malema said he believes South Africa’s poor will rise up against landowners whether or not he has anything to do with it. “You see, the civil war, which will happen in this country, will not be as a result of Malema saying one or two things,” he commented. “It will be out of the frustration our people are confronted with. … There is a serious problem of not sharing the resources of this country. And the whites becoming richer and the blacks poorer, we ought to confront it, be honest about it; we must not be scared and the generations after us will thank us.” The World Bank estimates that South Africa is the most unequal nation in the world in terms of income. But Malema is wrong about whites becoming richer while blacks become poorer. Over the past three decades, racial disparities in living standards have narrowed. According to the Economist, whites made up 86 percent of those in the top standard of living bracket in 2004. They made up 49 percent of this bracket in 2015. Total inequality remains wide, while racial inequality is narrowing, because many members of South Africa’s new economic elite are black men like Malema (whose net worth is around $2 million). Malema misconstrues history in a bid to get the over 2 million South Africans who voted for him in 2016 municipal elections to support Zimbabwe-style land grabs. Despite his claims that civil war is coming with or without him, Malema has played a major role in exacerbating racial tensions in South Africa. In 2011, he was tried by South Africa’s Equality Court for singing a song that calls for the shooting of white farmers with machine guns. Five years later, he was tried for encouraging his supporters to illegally occupy white-owned land. “When we leave here, you see any beautiful piece of land, you like it, occupy it,” he told supporters outside the Bloemfontein Magistrates Court, where he was being tried for violating the Riotous Assemblies Act. “It is your land! It is the land of your forefathers. It was the land taken from us by white people, by force, through genocide!” A March 2017 AfriForum study noted that farm murders jumped 92 percent the month following Malema’s call to action. Malema dismisses as crybabies those who suggest there is a direct correlation between his remarks and rising farm attacks. But he is notorious for making comments deliberately crafted for plausible deniability. Last March, he told a crowd in Johannesburg that his party was “cutting the throat of whiteness.” Many of his supporters defend his remarks as metaphorical—those who would like to literally slit the throats of white farmers may interpret Malema’s statement differently. An estimated 3,000 farmers have been murdered since 1994. “Africa is for black people. Period. We need our land back and we’re going to take it by force,” one red beret-wearing Malema supporter recently told the bbc. Even if South Africa’s government does not begin confiscating white-owned land like Zimbabwe began doing in 2000, with disastrous results, the inflammatory rhetoric used by politicians like Malema is moving people to violence. According to a paper by Wandile Sihlobo, Theo Boshoff and Sifiso Ntombela, researchers at the Agricultural Business Chamber, there is a real threat that more people will disregard the rule of law and start using violent means to illegally seize land. “In this scenario, a lack of clarity on what is meant by statements such as ‘taking the land back’ could prompt citizens to disregard the rule of law,” they wrote. “As a result, incidents of illegal land occupation will escalate, coupled with farm invasions, subsequently making the agricultural sector nonfunctional and unproductive.” South Africa is facing a choice between white genocide or the same type of state-asset seizures that ruined Zimbabwe and Venezuela. This rising violence is reminiscent of a sobering prophecy in the Bible: “Make a chain: for the land is full of bloody crimes, and the city is full of violence. Wherefore I will bring the worst of the heathen, and they shall possess their houses …” (Ezekiel 7:23-24). This passage says that so many bloody crimes will occur in the end time that they will be like links in a chain—one following right after another. It even describes the seizure of people’s homes and conflict between ethnic groups. In his book The United States and Britain in Prophecy, Herbert W. Armstrong explained that a time of trouble and tribulation will soon afflict all the descendants of ancient Israel, including British and Dutch South Africans. This time of violence is coming because of the “abominations” or sins of the people (Ezekiel 7:1-3). Of course, this does not mean that the victims of farm attacks are more sinful than the rest of society. Referring to those who suffered deadly fates, like the victims of a tower collapse in Siloam, Jesus Christ said, “[T]hink ye that they were sinners above all men that dwelt in Jerusalem? I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish” (Luke 13:4-5). The 3,000 people killed in farm attacks over the last 24 years were not worse sinners than other South Africans. But God did not intervene to protect them. He is allowing this chain of violence as a warning of even worse violence, unless people cry out in repentance. It is God’s great desire to teach all races and nationalities the way to peace and prosperity. If man would only repent and obey God’s commandments, he would not have to experience such horrific crimes. But the human heart is hard and too proud to admit that it does not know the way to peace, happiness and stability. God must allow people to learn from their own choices until the time when they cry out to Him for instruction. Then He will show them the path to real peace!
    "When governments fear the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny."
    -Thomas Jefferson

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    https://intpolicydigest.org/2018/06/...-south-africa/
    Free markets for free societies are falling out fashion. Unfortunately, South Africa is the next state to satisfy this trend. Potentially irreversible financial and social challenges complicate this nation’s past as a racialized regime under Apartheid. At the start of 2018, the radical-leftist party known as the Economic Freedom Fighters advocated for the expropriation of land without compensation from white Afrikaners to black South Africans to satisfy racial grievances. A two-third majority vote within the ANC, EFF and other minority parties overturned their constitution to pursue the seizure of land as a possible option to remedy land inequalities. The motion passed 241 votes in favor versus 83 votes against. Parliament then instructed for the creation of a committee to review Section 25 by issuing a report with their findings for August 30, 2018. Feasibility and the fate of Zimbabwe Like South Africa, Zimbabwe underwent a similar situation of land expropriation which disenfranchised the nation and its citizens to such an extent that extensive foreign aid was essential to counteract such economic setbacks. After Zimbabwe expropriated land from white to black Zimbabweans, the financial instability led to agricultural-market disruption. Ironically, the Zimbabwean government has recently established a compensation committee under its land acquisition act to provide compensation for dispossessed white former commercial farmers for land that was seized eighteen years ago. With this in mind, how does the Parliament of South Africa pass a policy prerogative to pursue the same course of action as Zimbabwe when it has already failed? In 2009, economist Eddie Cross estimated the cost of Zimbabwe’s land reform at $20 billion–which included lost export revenues, food aid imports, and economic growth foregone, which sustained Zimbabwe’s once promising economy, had it not seized farms without compensation. After unemployment rates of 90 percent, the Zimbabwean government has decided to correct the fundamental mistake by offering reparations to farmers. The estimated compensation costs are estimated to amount to $11 billion. Difficulties with implementation and implications of this policy are two key considerations for evaluating the effectiveness of expropriation without compensation as a form of reparations. First, if the constitution is amended to allow for land to be expropriated without compensation, what will be specifically covered under the acquisition of the farm. Will farm equipment and other assets be included under the amendment to cultivate the land? The land on its own is worth roughly 10 percent of the total value of a typical farm operation, if fixed and movable assets are taken into account. To what extent can various external investments by land owners such as vehicles or equipment become susceptible to seizure by this policy? Even if a consensus is agreed upon by all actors involved, the procedural process of expropriation can be problematic in practice. Second, is the issue regarding the indebtedness of South Africa’s agricultural industry. Farm debt emanating from title deeds to secure loans already stands at over $13.7 billion, bringing into question how the government will handle indebted land. Not compensating farmers can result in weakening banks and the accumulation of more debt if the government intends to exonerate itself from paying the bankers who are also partial owners to the land deeds. In reality, if the South African legislature is to cover this immense cost, then the policy is deemed ineffective. Rather than expropriation with compensation, financial reparations will return to bank-investors, not farmers. Reciting grievances and racialized killings Aside from economic challenges, racial grievances heightened since the passing of this motion in Congress. In 2010, former ANC member, Julius Malema sang “Shoot the Farmer, Kill the Boer,” to which Genocide Watch describes as “once a revolutionary song, but now an incitement to commit genocide.” Afterwards, Malema was convicted in violation of hate speech charges. The singing this song in public was banned. However, just seven months later, former president Jacob Zuma sang the song at an ANC event, in direct contempt of the judge’s ruling. After the court decision, Malema was forcibly removed and rejected from the ANC and created his own party known as the Economic Freedom Fighters. EFF party leader Julius Malema asserted, “We must ensure that we restore the dignity of our people without compensating the criminals who stole our land.” Rhetoric that has been espoused by Malema and the EFF reflects racial injustices for black citizens who have not been compensated following an era of post-Apartheid. But not all South Africans are in favor for this bill. The Democratic Alliance party opposed the motion by emphasizing that amendments to Section 25 would result in severe consequences such as staving-off investors and disregarding inherent property rights of white Afrikaners. Recently, Malema has been campaigning throughout the nation urging blacks to take back their land from “Dutch thugs.” Although these and other remarks may seem metaphorical, violent mobilization has drastically increased since he has uttered these controversial words. Under the influence of Malema, actual grievances have been transformed into actions with fatal consequences. Black natives have targeted and viscously attacked farmland that was controlled by white Afrikaners through gruesome and horrific means. According to the Transvaal Agricultural Union, last year there were 345 attacks resulting in 70 deaths — the highest death toll since 2008; in 2015 there were 318 attacks resulting in 64 deaths, and the year before there were 277 attacks resulting in 67 deaths. The victims of these brutal assaults and homicides are often restrained and tortured with various weapons ranging from machetes to boiling and hot irons. Afterwards, victims are dragged behind vehicles and fatally shot. Female victims are typically raped and suffer from sexual assault. Farm attacks occur on a frequent basis. In just this past year alone, there have been more than 70 attacks and around 25 murders in similar raids upon white farms. In total, between 1998 and the end of 2016, 1,848 people have been murdered in farm attacks — 1,187 farmers, 490 family members, 147 farm employees, and 24 people who happened to be visiting the farm at the time. Although the number of attacks is an alarming statistic signifying a severe problem, the acceptance of this issue amongst government-officials is impalpable. Violence towards white Afrikaners has deprived them of their claim to life. Farmers live in eminent fear. Tensions have arisen to such an extent that tens of thousands of white farmers are fleeing from their private properties. When white farmers are labelled as perpetrators of injustice within the political sphere by the EFF, this type of demagoguery intends to vilify whites while justifying these farm killings. In this instance, whites are condemned for being the rightful property owners. The price for property, peace, and prosperity On the surface, the concept of land reform can yield benefits for the reconciliatory processes as it can theoretically address longstanding inequalities and injustice. In effect, discontinuing structural and cultural processes of violence can manifest in the form of land restitution. Nevertheless, the issue of land inequality is only one aspect of the post-Apartheid conflict. The deeper and underlying motives of this continued conflict are expressed through acting upon moments of racial and political opportunism which are fueled by economic and racial reasons. Although structural violence has violated the inalienable rights of black South Africans during Apartheid, the conceptualization of expropriation without compensation is not the proper course of action to remedy this error in history. Everything has a price and nothing is truly free for anyone. As previously shown, with the implementation of this policy, there will be direct and indirect costs that produces a realistically net-negative or possibly net-neutral impact on the financial sector. Practically speaking, this policy shall further reduce the economic institutional capacity of South Africa especially after the rapid decline of foreign direct investors and devaluing of the South African rand due to recent political instability, xenophobic trends and sheer social strife within their borders. Principally speaking, even if this process of retribution is considered a noble cause by advocating land to the former oppressed, then why would South Africa not pay the utter price to assure peace and prosperity for all if they believe that land redistribution is the sole resolution for these actions which derive from the former enforcement of an Apartheid-state? The answer is simple; ultimately, land redistribution can hardly resolve issues of post-Apartheid South Africa. Despite the policy prerogatives, it still fails to redress and reconcile race relations between black and white South Africans. Taking away land from whites to appropriate it to the black population is bound to stir grievances amongst white Afrikaners who are now suffering from the transgressions of previous generations. The underlying logic is remarkably simple yet easy to miss: an offense which is done to you by a perpetrator is met with justice, yet carrying out justice creates grievances, which causes you to become a perpetrator as well. An initial attempt to attain peace and prosperity through Nelson Mandela’s Reconciliation Day was not a proper solution but a new beginning for South Africa by opening and offering dialogues between the perpetrator and victim groups within an accountable model of governance. Mandela sought to settle racial grievances by moving forward. His efforts should not be slaughtered in vain but the current approach must be refocused from land expropriation without compensation to an alternative method which must include compensation in exchange for land. Even Mandela, an active socialist, was aggressively against the idea of expropriation without compensation. During his presidency he would enact the Restitution of Land Rights Act in 1994 which would require financial compensation for any land which would be repossessed from its original owners. The current trade-off of values within the Parliament of South Africa are actively disavowing Mandela’s mandate and ideal mechanism for mutually appealing to the needs of both actor groups. However, this vision of equity between both groups is simply under threat and preeminently set to fail if South Africa dares to remotely recount the actions of Zimbabwe and other states with restitution policies that do not ensure reparations for land redistribution. In reality, restitution of land attempts to right a wrong done in the past at the expense of current land owners. At the point which South Africa reaffirms their commitment to expropriation, compensation must occur and be carried out by the government in a fair and equitable way without showing favoritism to either side. This conflict transcends material expressions of land inequality and remains within the attitudes and behaviors between black and white South Africans. Without addressing the true disparities that South Africa faces, any amount of property shall not provide the promise of peace and prosperity for all.
    "When governments fear the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny."
    -Thomas Jefferson

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    • #3
      Originally posted by ForwardInChrist48 View Post
      Shameful. South Africa is going into a downward spiral under black far leftist leadership and devolving into a land of brutish apes. https://www.thetrumpet.com/17389-sou...e-of-civil-war
      crazy source

      unreadable wall of text

      Right-wingers didn't have a problem with Apartheid, so why are you upset by the current situation?

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      • #4
        Chuck puppets

        Originally posted by backup View Post

        crazy source

        unreadable wall of text

        Right-wingers didn't have a problem with Apartheid, so why are you upset by the current situation?
        Your people push racism


        Sanger believed she was ‘working in accord with the universal law of evolution’.12 She maintained that the brains of Australian Aborigines were only one step more evolved than chimpanzees and just under blacks, Jews and Italians.13 When arguing for eugenics, Sanger quoted Darwin as an authority when discussing ‘natural checks’ of the population, such as war, which helped to reduce the population.14 Her magazine even argued for ‘state-sponsored sterilization programs’, forcibly sterilizing the ‘less capable’.15 She won many academics and scientists to her cause, including Harvard University sociologists E. M. East, University of Michigan President Clarence C. Little and Johns Hopkins psychiatrist Alfred Meyer.16

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Nouveau View Post


          Your people push racism



          Originally posted by Nouveau View Post

          brown stain

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          • #6
            Originally posted by ForwardInChrist48 View Post
            Shameful. South Africa is going into a downward spiral under black far leftist leadership and devolving into a land of brutish apes. https://www.thetrumpet.com/17389-sou...e-of-civil-war
            Are you seriously THAT IGNORANT on the history, or just delusionally blind (or a combination of both)
            Do so actual research on the history of South Africa and what the invading occupying whites did to the native blacks - then swallow your garbage post.
            Perception is awareness shaped by beliefs
            Beliefs "control" perception

            ..... Rewrite beliefs and you rewrite perceptions
            .......... Rewrite perceptions and you rewrite behaviors


            Adopting a Do Not Feed The Trolls practice.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Jeeper View Post

              Are you seriously THAT IGNORANT on the history, or just delusionally blind (or a combination of both)
              Do so actual research on the history of South Africa and what the invading occupying whites did to the native blacks - then swallow your garbage post.
              "Invading" whites generally greatly increase production, raise living standards, and otherwise promote the growth of civilized standards in these scenarios in which they are encouraged to come into a third world country.
              I am not a NPB-Onlyist (No Perfect Bible Onlyist), nor a NA/UBS-Onlyist. Marke

              If this book be not infallible, where shall we find infallibility? We have given up the Pope, for he has blundered often and terribly; but we shall not set up instead of him a horde of little popelings fresh from college. C. H. Spurgeon

              For that Revised Version I have but little care as a general rule, holding it to be by no means an improvement upon our common Authorized Version. C.H. Spurgeon

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              • #8
                Originally posted by marke View Post

                "Invading" whites generally greatly increase production, raise living standards, and otherwise promote the growth of civilized standards in these scenarios in which they are encouraged to come into a third world country.
                Yup - show us your jesus in your heart - but then that's just a mask for your game playing isn't it
                Perception is awareness shaped by beliefs
                Beliefs "control" perception

                ..... Rewrite beliefs and you rewrite perceptions
                .......... Rewrite perceptions and you rewrite behaviors


                Adopting a Do Not Feed The Trolls practice.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by backup View Post

                  crazy source

                  unreadable wall of text

                  Right-wingers didn't have a problem with Apartheid, so why are you upset by the current situation?
                  You racist left wickedly launched the KKK. Talk about hatred. Your Darwiniac Kults were led by Darwin's eugenics. Margaret sanger wanted to sterilize blacks.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Jeeper View Post

                    Are you seriously THAT IGNORANT on the history, or just delusionally blind (or a combination of both)
                    Do so actual research on the history of South Africa and what the invading occupying whites did to the native blacks - then swallow your garbage post.
                    Your British whites.

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