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Stop Boer Genocide protesters burn SA flag in front of embassy, Stockholm Sweden – hand in a petition at SA embassy in Moscow, Russia… Afrikaners start a boycot against Afrikaans-language Naspers media dominance…
Picture below, 17 april 2010 Stockholm, SA Embassy at noon – About 100 members of the Swedish Resistance Movement held a demonstration under the slogan "Stop the Boer Genocide" during which a South African flag was burnt in front of the embassy. There were no major disruptions – albeit a small group of anti-Boer demonstrators shouted from the sidelines and attacked several protestors who slapped them back. However police kept a barrier between the two groups and there were no major clashes.
Picture right: Members of a Russian nationalist organisation also handed in a letter to the South African embassy in Moscow on April 14 2010 protesting against the murder of Boer-Republican leader Eugene'Terreblanche and demanding an end to the government’s legalised suppression of the rights of the white minority in South Africa. In a letter addressed to Pres. Jacob Zuma, the group also demanded an immediate end to the black-economic-empowerment laws which are leaving Afrikaners and Boers increasingly destitute and unable to survive in South Africa; and to restore the Boers’ to their own homeland.
Here is a short story with pictures from the website of the SRM, the Swedish-nationalist group:
They reported that about a hundred people came to the gathering at St. Eriksplan in Stockholm at 12 o'clock. In addition to the organization's activists and members also came support from various "free-groups" nationwide such as Info-14 and Nationell.nu and others, they wrote.
“The meeting assembled in an orderly row carrying the Transvaal Vierkleur and SWRM flags, banners, shields and photographs of the murdered Boer-Resistance leader Eugene Terre'blanche. The Vierkleur flag is from the Transvaal Boer Republic and today is again carried as a symbol of freedom for the Boers in South Africa. We carried a banner saying "Stop the Boer Genocide!’ And a portrait of the AWB's murdered leader, Eugene Terre'Blanche whose memory we also paid tribute to today. We also prepared pamphlets with information about the current situation in South Africa. After about half an hour, began the march towards the South African embassy.
Halfway through the peaceful march, a group had also gathered to show their support for the Boer Genocide in South Africa - and also to express their hatred of the Swedish Nationalism cause. However they failed to stop our progression. Some of these protestors were attacking some of our members and received a few well-deserved smacks. We proceeded to our destination, the SA Embassy building where we protested against the Boer Genocide and handed out flyers to inform the public. We also burnt the South African flag and the burnt remains were posted along with our petition through the letter-box of the embassy.
Pictured: An angry Magnus Söderman from the the SRM's national executive committee held a speech during which he took the opportunity to also rip apart a South African flag as yet another indication of what we think about their embassy's presence in Sweden.
“Before the end of the demonstration the police tried to arrest one of our members for a previous complaint of assault at an event long before. However the movement's legal counsel Emil Hagberg pointed out they had no intention of allowing the arrest of a participant at this demonstration and announced this over the megaphone, ordering the members to remain while other participants could leave if they so wished. They all stood fast. After this there was no further attempt by the police to intervene in the proceedings and the atmosphere calmed down: the negotiations with the police to hand over one of our members had created a classic "stand-off" when the participants then surrounded him. Together, the group then went to the Town Hall subway station where the demonstrators then posted their petition for the SA Embassy and left peacefully. the Swedish Resistance Movement 's First Nest would like to thank all those who participated in the demonstration and in a tangible way protested against the genocide of the Boer people taking place in South Africa. http://www.patriot.nu/artikel.asp?artikelID=1442 http://translate.google.com/translate?js=y&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&layout=1&eotf=1&u=http://www.patriot.nu/artikel.asp%3FartikelID%3D1442&sl=auto&tl=en More pictures are posted on the Facebook album: “Stop Boer Genocide Protests”
White business people attacked in Grahamstown street warfare – waged by striking municipal workers who chanted “Kill the boer’… and the police just looked on:
In Grahamstown, computer salesman Devlin Bosman said he feared for his life when he was attacked by a mob of angry municipal workers on Monday who were chanting “Kill the boer”: http://www.theherald.co.za/article.aspx?id=552819. In nearby Port Elizabeth, police had to use stun-grenades to dispel the crowd of aggressive protestors.
THE VIDEO ON THIS PAGE SHOWS THE HIGH LEVEL OF AGGRESSION : http://www.theherald.co.za/article.aspx?id=552819
Bosman, 22, who showed a dozen stitches to his head, said he had severe concussion. “They were chanting ‘kill the boer’ ... one guy punched me in the face and when I hit him back, they all attacked me.” He was hit on the head with a bottle and a knobkierie before falling down on the pavement. Bosman said he was just trying to defend himself from the mob – they also kicked him while he was down – before he was saved by people from other businesses in New Street. He said although police arrested the man who hit him with the knobkierie, they were slow to react to his beating. “The police have still not taken a statement from me,” he said.
Police just watched:
Bosman was attacked when he told the strikers it was illegal to trash the streets, break bottles and damage vehicles. His friend Johan van der Nest said the nearby police simply sat in a bakkie and watched the beating. “They did nothing ... I thought Devlin was going to be killed.”
Minutes later, nearby hotelier Kenny Zacharellis and his workers were also threatened by the strikers when they tried to stop the mob throwing garbage onto the streets. “My guys were so scared they ran into the hotel.”
On Tuesday, Phil McDougall, Mad Hatters coffee shop owner in High Street, was reportedly attacked when he tried to stop strikers trashing an outdoor seating area and pavement. McDougall was hit several times with sticks in full view of the police after he threw a bucket of cold water over the vandals. The beating only ended when customers, march leaders and staff from Nettleton’s attorneys intervened. Makana South African Municipal Workers’ Union chair Wandisile Bikitsha said ‘the public instigated the assaults’. http://www.theherald.co.za/article.aspx?id=552819
2010-04-12 “Die white man! Viva, Malema!” Those were the screams from four armed black men who attacked the Afrikaner Koekemoer family on a Cullinan farm at 5am on Saturday-morning 10am.
The family reported the attack on their Facebook page and were also extensively interviewed by Beeld newspaper and the SABC, the state-broadcaster – however the story was dropped from both Beeld and the state-\ propaganda machine. On Monday Beeld Afrikaans newspaper ‘s website featured a headline and a front-page blurb link to the story – but the link itself was inoperative. A Facebook page has now been launched announcing a boycot of the NasPers publishing empire which dominates the Afrikaans-language news media because of its anti-Boer/Afrikaner biased reporting. .http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=2053750&id=1026941238&saved#!/group.php?gid=105666116142064&v=info
Gordin writes: “To begin with, a caveat. Someone has said that I obviously don't read Beeld (Afrikaans newspaper) enough, the proof being that I am clearly not familiar with the details of the gratuitous, bizarre and seemingly inexplicable violence that is often perpetrated in this country (mostly, though not solely, by feral "youths") as part of housebreaking and robbery.”
“He's probably correct, so I'll keep my speculation to a minimum. But I do find it a little unbelievable that Eugene Terre’Blanche was bludgeoned to death because of a "pay dispute" - that the two so-called farm workers, who apparently worked for Terre’Blanche, returned to his farm home, broke a window to get in, and smashed his skull to smithereens, because of money. There's something missing,” writes Gordin…
Picture left by the tireless rageblog photographer Snowy Smith: ‘Feral youths’ getting training in Durban in the art of executing someone with one shot to the head… the so-called ‘execution game’. Mix this education in with the Malema chant of “Shoot the Boer’ and these youngsters will definitely get the genocidal message…
“I find it even more unbelievable that - as reported in one newspaper - ["Terre’Blanche's] killers are believed to have pulled down his trousers after the attack to humiliate him". How do you humiliate someone after he's dead? Or, if the grievance driving you is so powerful that you need to "humiliate" someone after killing him, then I would suggest that at stake was not money or not money only. “But I leave it there for the moment and say only that I have a sense that there might well be some gruesome evidence - besides the details of the slaying of Terre’Blanche, and very different to it - that will emerge from the forthcoming trial of Mahlangu and the youth.
“I turn now to Eusebius McKaiser who wrote a column in Business Day on Tuesday morning. According to the learned McKaiser, "many who debate the connection between the song [which has in it the words "Kill the boer"] and the [TerreBlanche] murder (both those arguing for the connection and those arguing against it) implicitly assume that if a connection came to light, Malema would be politically responsible or blameworthy (at least in part) for the death of TerreBlanche." Not so, wrote McKaiser: "This assumption is hasty and, in my view, wrong."
“Why? Well, I didn't exactly follow McKaiser's argument. In truth, I quickly grew weary with the convoluted and clever-clever rationalising. But the kernel of his piece seems to have been contained in this paragraph:
- "[I]t seems odd to impute moral or political guilt to someone based on how his or her rhetoric was recklessly misused by some other party. If we applied this principle consistently, we would place undue pressure on each other to take responsibility for other moral agents' actions which were based on their own moral reasoning about what is right or wrong."
“So, assuming we had been able to do something about it, we should not have done or said anything about, say, groups of feral Hitler Youth running around the streets of Hamburg, singing "Juda Verrecke!" (Jews die!). There was nothing repugnant about this, after all. All we needed to understand was that we should not blame those who popularized this chant if their "rhetoric" should happen to have ended up being recklessly misused by some other party. They clearly had no "political blood" on their hands.
“Pass the sick bag, Alice, and let us turn to a column of the following day, also in Business Day, and written by the learned Steven Friedman (see here). Friedman is director of the Centre for the Study of Democracy and is of course a great champion of democratic rights, unless you happen to be the Israeli government. But let's focus on this piece.
“Friedman argues that going to court to have the song - or the words, "Kill the boer" - banned is "bad for democracy". Why? Because "if the courts are used to impose on the racial majority the will of a minority, majority politicians will resist and the independence of the courts will be destroyed."
“What? I'll give to you again: because "if the courts are used to impose on the racial majority the will of a minority, majority politicians will resist and the independence of the courts will be destroyed."
That's what the man said. And that's why, in his opinion, "the court actions against the singing of a struggle song by African National Congress (ANC) Youth League leader Julius Malema are bad for democracy, the constitution - and minorities themselves."
“One reason why Friedman says this, so he explains, is that it enabled Malema to create a diversion and thereby escape "accounting to society". If no one had made a, er, song and dance about "Kill the boer", the "storm would have blown over". But now, because of the court action (Friedman really says this), Malema's finances will be placed on a back burner while everyone fusses about that vershtunkende song.
“Another reason why it was bad to go to court about "Kill the boer", says Friedman, is that it opens the door for "majority politicians" (aka ANC politicians) to silence "minority songs" such as, say, ‘De la Rey". And it could go further, warns Friedman. "Once minorities rely on bannings, judicial or otherwise, they are certain to invite unwelcome scrutiny of what they say". And this is bad for the constitution, Friedman says, because it could prompt assaults on judicial independence and free speech.”
Picture (added by us): The black protestors below who were bused in to cheer the accused murderers of Eugene Terre’Blanche at the Ventersdorp law court this week, were very clear about the exact meaning of the Malema chant “Shoot the Boer’…
Picture: None of the farm workers in the Ventersdorp district were reported as having booked off from work that day, yet the foreign news media were told that these bused-in ANC-supporters who gave heir loud, public support to the two accused murderers of Eugene Terre’Blanche all were ‘local farm workers’ …Only five days later, on April 8 2010 the ANC finally issued a statement; calling for ‘restraint from its members in the wake of the murder of AWB leader Eugene Terre'Blanche, urging them to avoid songs which polarise society. http://www.iol.co.za/widgets/rss_redirect.php?artid=5419990&setid=0§id=552&url=busrep&vne=1&nl=99&nld=2010-04-07&em=205034a99a20100407&ft=h
Gordin continues: “And so he goes on, though he does add that: "Of course no one should be allowed to incite violence against anyone else. But using the law to prevent incitement requires clear evidence that the speech or song directly encourages acts of violence by someone specific on someone else."
Our Stevie is off target by about 74 miles. “First of all, the whole point - or one of the major points - of the constitution was to assuage the fears of minorities. Besides the majority, this is a country if minorities - the good ol' rainbow nation - and they got together at Codesa and asked: what about us? In other words, the constitution is there to protect minorities. You don't need to protect the majority. It's in power and will be until Jesus comes, or whatever it was that JG Zuma said.
As one of Friedman's readers commented, this is not about imposing minority rule but rather protecting minority rights - which is what constitutional democracy is supposed to be about.
Second, there is such a thing as hate speech. And threatening to kill a certain group in society, albeit a minority, is a prime example of hate speech. "De la Rey" or "Ek is ‘n blou bul" do not threaten anyone's life. This is not rocket science. And we don't need hate speech in this country - that's why we have legislation against it.
Third, sometimes you do the right thing because it's the right thing to do - and to hell with the majority politicians. You're not going stop them from assaulting judicial independence and free speech by appeasing them, Mr Chamberlain.
Fourth, one of the reasons that the ANC has come a little bit closer to telling Julius Malema to put a sock in it is because of the court judgment. No court action, or public protests, and Julie would still be letting fly. … http://www.politicsweb.co.za/politicsweb/view/politicsweb/en/page72308?oid=169847&sn=Marketingweb_detail
REVEALING TV INTERVIEW WITH JULIUS MALEMA – WHO WAS 13 YEARS OLD WHEN APARTHEID ENDED -- WHY IS HE SO OBSESSED WITH RACE?