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Douglasdale residents plan anti-crime protest meeting at police station, Sat. September 19 at 9:30am
- Upmarket smallholders wake up to sounds of fierce gun-fight - two suspects dead, two injured
2009-09-01 Johannesburg –The high-security rural housing complex Waterford Estate at Farmall/Douglasdale/Bloubosrand north of Randburg erupted in a wild-west gunfight between cops and robbers early on Tuesday morning, and during which two suspects were shot dead and two seriously injured. Residents were awakened by the gun-shots in the early-morning hours. Police suspect the gang of amongst others, murdering local young mom Tracey-Leigh Frankish of Farmall in a series of armed attacks on local families.
The crime rate in this high-income smallholdings area north of Randburg is truly horrendous – despite a very active police-community patrolling unit which patrols the area 24/7, with many local residents actively engaged in carrying out security checks during their waking hours. View the crime lists from the police-community forum:http://www.rac.org.za/forum/viewforum.php?f=15
The gang is linked to at least five various armed attacks in high-security complex in the Bloubosrand/Douglasdale region, and were being sought by police for the past ten days, said police inspector Balan Muthan.
Four suspects climbed through the electrified fencing around the upmarket Waterford Estate security complex early on Tuesday-morning, he said, triggering the alarm. “The Douglasdale counter-murder police task team was rushed to the scene, and a gunfight broke out between the police and the gang, ‘ said Muthan.
“These gangsters break into security complexes by climbing the walls and even through the electrified fencing, breaking in while their victims are asleep. They hold people at gunpoint while plundering the homes, and have shot victims’ said Muthan.
The gang is linked to the murder of a otherwise unidentified 33-year-old woman in the region, he said, (possibly Tracy-Leigh Frankish, murdered in her home in Farmall, pictured left). http://www.nuus24.com/Content/Suid-Afrika/Nuus/1479/bec3256b814243f0b0b40e2f7b40fc2f/01-09-2009%2009-09/Skietgeveg_in_woonkompleks
Protest meeting planned
Local ward councillor John Mendelsohn is up in arms, – actively drumming up support for a protest gathering outside Douglasdale police station on Saturday 19 September at 9:30am. He said ( tel 82 578 0418 ) that ‘within the space of just two weeks, violent incidents of crime have affected me.
“ I have myself been the victim of a garage shop robbery; my brother, his wife and two friends have been victims of a driveway robbery at his home; a mother of two young children has been murdered in cold blood outside a garage in Witkoppen Road; and I attended the exceptionally sad and emotional memorial service for Tracy-Leigh Frankish who was murdered in her home in Farmall.
The Government must protect the lives and property of its residents:
“ I now question the ability of our Government to fulfil the most basic obligations of an organised state. A state owes two essential obligations to its citizens and residents… namely, to secure its borders and to protect the lives and property of its residents.
“Does our Government not know its obligations? It seems not, because in each instance our Government has failed us.
“Our border with Zimbabwe is one in name only, except that it is mainly one way traffic. As for protecting its residents, well, do the facts not speak for themselves? Have we not perhaps descended so far down a spiral that we have become a semi-failed state? I do hope not, but I can blame no one who believes this to be the case.
“The Zimbabwe border has to be effectively secured, and the Official Opposition is pressing this issue in Parliament as matter of urgency.
“As for protecting our lives and properties, I propose a demonstration at our local Police Station at Douglasdale. I shall be organising a date and time and shall be mobilising residents and all other interested people in the City to participate. It is time for the police to shake up their present approach to crime prevention and to utilise their resources in far more intelligent and innovative ways. Above all, it is time for the police to see our anger and to react appropriately.
Councillor John Mendelsohn
86 Komari Avenue
082 578 0418
Ward 94 Councillor
‘Lekker!*’ said the black gunman, laughing loudly after shooting down the unarmed, 62-year-old August Schäfer, 62, of Villieria, Pretoria
2009-09-01 Virginia Keppler of Beeld newspaper reports that 62-year-old August Schäfer was preparing fruit jam on the back porch of his Villieria home in Pretoria when at least three black armed robbers grabbed him – and then went inside to attack his wife Hannetjie, also 62.
His wife was resting in the bedroom of their live-in grandson Stanley Naudé (23), and who told Beeld that his grandmom had tearfully pleaded with the men not to shoot her husband.
“That didn’t stop them because the very next moment they shot him right before my eyes. I still saw the blue flames shooting from the gun,’ she told Beeld, tears streaming down her face. The shottist shouted ‘lekker’ and laughed loudly, the family reports. The attackers then left the traumatised family – taking only Mrs Schäfers valueless handbag containing her driver’s license, identity document and bank card – although the family was so traumatised that the entire house could have been emptied out of loot.
Their son Cecil who showed up shortly thereafter, said his mom tried to call the emergency 10111 number six times but failed to get a reply. A neighbouring woman then started trying to reach the police – and they finally showed up 45 minutes later, after the attackers were long gone.
The Naudé men tried to stabilise the injured old Afrikaner – turning him on his side so that the blood streaming from his mouth, wouldn’t choke him. “After that I kept trying to keep him awake, said the traumatised grandson. “I could feel how my oupa’s hands got cold.’ He was rushed to a local hospital where he is described as being in ‘serious condition’. He was injured on the left side, and bullets penetrated hia right hipbone and his intestines.
Their dog also was attacked: probably sprayed with tear gas, the survivors said. Police spokeswoman Aveline Hardaker said they’d opened a docket for ‘house robbery and attempted murder’. There is no media report that the police had bothered to mount any kind of search party on the streets of Villieria. http://www.beeld.com/Content/Suid-Afrika/Nuus/1928/ba1500b8b0d044da8d3892fe2a7c53ed/01-09-2009%2012-09/%E2%80%98Lekker!%E2%80%99_s%C3%AA_rower_nadat_hy_man_skiet *Lekker, Afrikaans word for ‘groovy, yummy’, widely used by all language-groups.
Two jewellery shops robbed simultaneously in Pretoria east
2009-08-31 Fanie van Rooyen of Beeld newspaper reports that another two upmarket jewellery shops in malls were robbed nearly simultaneously on Saturday-morning within just 15 minutes of each other – at Garsfontein and Menlyn Park in eastern Pretoria. The first attack occurred at 9:15 am at the Roma Gioielli jewellers in Woodlands Boulevard Mall at Garsfontein, (email@example.com) when six armed black men showed up in a white vehicle. One, the driver, remained inside the vehicle, the other five strolled into the jewellery shop, ordered customers to lie down on the floor, while personnel were forced to empty out the jewellery displays and –drawers into plastic shopping bags. Then they casually strolled out again. Fifteen minutes later, the NWJ jewellers in Menlyn Park were targetted very much with the same modus operandus. (Telephone: 012 368 1178)
42 armed robberies at malls in past two months:
A recent report by the Consumer Goods Council of SA said there were 25 armed robberies at shopping centres countrywide and 15 in August in Gauteng province. Michael Broughton of the CGCSA said two-thirds of all these shopping centre attacks, which are carried out by very large, well-organised and heavily-armed gangs, occur in Gauteng province. With these latest two attacks, it brings the reported total of shopping mall attacks to 42 within a two-month period. http://www.cgcsa.co.za/
Hate-speech against whites by ANC-officials reaches boiling point
Earlier this year, the Freedom Front Plus opposition party laid charges with the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) against two Odendaalsrus police officers for allegedly calling a farmer a "white dog". In a letter to the SAHRC, FF Plus spokesman Pieter Groenewald referred to a recent Bloemfontein newspaper report alleging that SA Police Service Constables Mokwena and Mafabatho of the Odendaalsrus Police Station had called a farmer a "white dog" and told him that "all white dogs in South Africa will be killed". This is not an isolated incident – a tsunami of anti-white hate-speech and anti-white racist hate-crimes has been sweeping across the land in growing intensity ever since 1994, when the ANC-regime was handed over the hegemony of the country.
My iron shoots whites too:
And the civil rights initiative AfriForum also lodged complaints on behalf of a member of the public, Joe Wilkinson, against a member of the South African Police Service (SAPS) with the SA Human Rights Commission (HRC) and Independent Complaints Directorate (ICD) of the police, after a police officer in Delmas member threatened Wilkinson with a fire-arm and said that his "iron shoots whites too".
- Wilkinson turned to AfriForum for help as he did not receive support from the SAPS in this matter. The event occurred in Delmas after a traffic accident involving a taxi. The SAPS-member, who allegedly was under the influence of alcohol at the time, and was not identified as member of the police, blocked the only lane open to traffic after the accident with his vehicle.
- Wilkinson asked the member, who was speaking to the people on the scene from inside his vehicle to move it as it was obstructing the traffic. The member then started shouting at Wilkinson and after pulling his vehicle off the road, charged at Wilkinson with a 9mm pistol in his hand. He made several remarks to Wilkinson, including "my iron also shoots whites".
Wilkinson then rushed to the Delmas Police Station to report the incident. According to Nantes Kelder, Head of Community Safety of AfriForum, it ‘was disturbing to note that the SAPS-member simply continued with his threats against Wilkinson at the police station. At one stage, Wilkinson even had to hide between vehicles on the premises of the police station. No worthwhile effort was made to calm the member - the station commissioner allegedly only told the member to go home and sleep it off.”
Kelder said these actions amount to an abuse of power as well as racism, “both of which seem to be on the increase amongst members of the police service. “ He also condemned the actions of the station commissioner and said that the member should have been arrested immediately – but instead, was even allowed to drive while being under the influence of alcohol, which is equally unacceptable.
Wilkinson now fears for his life after the member's vehicle has been seen driving past his home several times. Kelder also asked for the matter to be investigated by an independent investigator. Kelder said one of the reasons for the growing number of complaints about the abuse of power and racism against members of the SAPS is the fact that there is a complete lack of leadership within the SAPS. http://www.afriforum.co.za/english/?p=2061
Death threats against whites screamed by black Tembisa police inspector:
A black police inspector from the Tembisa police station, standing next to a suspected robber, greeted all the whites present at the scene with a stream of curses and death-threats, yelling that they were 'white dogs' and telling one white female police officer that he 'would see to it that she will be shot dead during a robbery.' He pushed an R5 rifle into Mr Lubbe's face and told him: "It's high time you whites pack up your stuff and f**k off out of this country...' An uninvolved eye-witness to the armed robbery also told Beeld how the black inspector had screamed this stream of hate-speech and death-threats at the white people on the scene, and told the Beeld journalist: "I saw how these people robbed the whites, and how the black police inspector was then protecting the criminal." The Tembisa police inspector would only open a police investigation into a 'traffic accident,' he told the victims...
- Shortly thereafter the wife of the Corsa driver also showed up, posing as a police officer. A member of the Norkem Park police unit told Beeld that this woman had even tried to arrest the white police officers while they had tried to search the Corsa during their investigation of the armed robbery, claiming that the white cops were 'interfering on the scene of a crime.' Lubbe said this woman had then emptied out his daughter's robbed handbag of all its contents -- and then gave them back the empty bag...
On Tuesday-morning, Lubbe lodged formal complaints of armed robbery and attempted robbery at the Norkem Park police station.
Police supt. Eugene Opperman of Gauteng said the entire incident was being investigated 'with a view to look into having to take corrective measures'.
The provincial- and Tembisa police station commanders both issued statements expressing 'shock about the alleged incident...'
White Western Cape premier demonised as ‘a monster’ by ANC-MP
August 28 2009 – Calling the Democratic Alliance leader and premier of the Western Cape province Helen Zille "a monster" saw an ANC MP rapped over the knuckles in Parliament. http://www.da.org.za/newsroom.htm?action=view-news-item&id=7181
Members of the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces were in a joint sitting for a Women's Month debate when ANC MP Peace Mabe made the comment during a speech.
"The reference to Ms Zille as 'a monster' in no way enhances the debate," said National Council of Provinces chairman Mninwa Mahlangu, ruling it out of order.
Mabe was reluctant to withdraw the statement. She began to make a speech: "Honourable chairperson, I know for sure that in the DA they are highly educated..." Mahlangu cut her short. "Order! Honourable member, can you withdraw your statement?" "I withdraw," said Mabe. This article was originally published on page 11 of The Star on August 28, 2009 http://www.int.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=6&art_id=vn20090828040055241C605423
Athletics South Africa charged with nciting racial hatred over athlete Caster Semenya hermaphrodite claim
Cape Town – Sept 1 2009 - Civil rights organisation AfriForum has laid a charge with the world's governing body of athletics against the president of Athletics South Africa (ASA) for inciting racial polarisation over athlete Caster Semenya. http://www.afriforum.co.za/english/?p=3289
AfriForum chief executive Kallie Kriel said he had laid a charge against Leonard Chuene, with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
"Chuene's polarising statements, which transformed the deplorable events regarding Caster Semenya's gender into a racial issue... is a gross violation of the IAAF's constitution and rules."
Kriel said Chuene had also been charged by AfriForum with allowing the ASA's media conference and gathering at the time of Semenya's return to South Africa to be used as a platform for ANC politicians to exploit Semenya for political purposes.
Attack against all SA whites
"The president of the ANC Youth League, Julius Malema, amongst others also launched a scathing attack against whites at this occasion," Kriel said.
- He said AfriForum had asked the IAAF to take strong action against those responsible for disclosing the information about the gender testing which caused the violation of Semenya's privacy and human dignity.
Semenya, 18, won a gold medal in the women's 800m race at the World Athletics Championship in Berlin, Germany. This win by the teenager was marred however by controversy as the IAAF ordered she undergo gender verification tests under claims that she was a hermaphrodite with more than three times of the male hormone testosterone in her body as did average women. This particular controversy has raged around this athlete inside South Africa for the past four years.
Similar recent anti-white hate-speech incidents:
We wish you would bleed to death, you fkg Boer
Feb 13 2009 Daniel Maluleke of Beeld newspaper wrote that seven uniformed men in police uniforms had attacked 64-year-old Afrikaner resident Conraad Coertze outside his Groenkloof, Pretoria home. During this 7am assault, the old man was told: "We wish you would bleed to death, you f..ng Boer'. Coertze was ambushed by the men -- dressed in South African Police Service uniforms -- at the security gate of his smallholding while he was unlocking it for the arrival of the gardener. They forced him into the homestead, hogtied him with wire, and started kicking and beating him. "'Then one carved open my right leg with a knife, and kicked me in the groin and on the left knee. Then he said 'we wish you would bleed to death, you f...ng Boer'. The gardener was also assaulted - and then the gardener's mother, Mr Coertze's housekeeper Anna Matsimbi, arrived at the house and immediately rushed off to find help, walking two blocks to ask neighbours to contact the police. Police said they 'did not know whether these uniformed men had been cops.' No-one was arrested. see
… while former white universities are under constant scrutiny…
Picture: Democracy South African style. Students at the University of the Free State voted for their student-council with security guards watching their every move. This flies in the face of the country’s Constitution, which states that voting must be in secret to ‘assure fair and equal elections’. Due to this scrutinised voting system, many students spoiled their votes in protest. Even so, the FF-Plus representatives gained 8 of the 18 seats as opposed to the ANC's (SASCO) 9 seats. The DA could only gain one seat. More than 65% of the students at this university already “voluntarily choose “ English-language tutoring instead of Afrikaans, due to this suppressive scrutiny. That’s how Afrikaners are losing all their language rights at public educational institutions. The author of this article says this kind of scrutiny does not exist at “black” universities at all…Photograph by Freedom Front Plus.
August 27, 2009 – by Rhoda Kadalie, writing in Business Day.
“No one cares about issues of diversity facing black universities. No one cares what happens there and whether or not the throughput rates are increasing, whether or not targets are being met to produce qualified and competent doctors, engineers, scientists, nurses, and the other urgent skills required by our economy.
“No one asks whether or not the racial balance at the black universities has been met, or whether or not numeracy or academic levels have improved. “Why is this debate not in the public realm?
“Unlike black universities, formerly white universities are under constant scrutiny for racial transformation .
“Many former white universities with black vice-chancellors have become no-go areas, the fiefdoms of those who stifle free debate and tyrannise those academics who dare to ask questions. (picture from The Star, August 28 2009)
Countless disciplinary procedures have been instituted against those who will not “toe the line” , at great legal cost to universities who need those monies for academic programmes.” – Rhoda Kadalie in Business Day -
“Democratic voting rights of students taken away:”
Jan van Niekerk, Provincial Youth Leader of the FF Plus in the Free State, expressed his concern about the university’s student council election.
- "Unacceptable complaints, such as the intimidation by agents, security guards and SASCO members who pointed out to students where to cast their vote for SASCO, nearly all voting booths opening more than an hour late and student numbers which were purposefully written incorrectly by agents, were taken note of."
“The FF PLus will urgently be giving consideration to possible further steps,” Van Niekerk said. It would be irresponsible of any party to allow mistakes of this nature to go unnoticed, while students’ democratic rights are being curtailed. he concluded. http://www.vryheidsfront.co.za/a/index.asp