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Afriforum thinks farm murders are SA’s George Floyd equivalent

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In response to questions about the surge in fake news about South Africa being peddled in the USA, Afriforum says farm murders should get the same attention as the Black Lives Matter movement


21 Jun 2020
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Afriforum thinks farm murders are SA’s George Floyd equivalent

Afriforum CEO Kallie Kriel during a press briefing at Afriforum's head office in Lyttleton, 19 December 2018, Pretoria. Picture: Jacques Nelles

Farm murders are South Africa’s equivalent of a ‘George Floyd’ moment say minority rights group Afriforum. This after an upsurge in fake news being spread around the USA about the ill-treatment of white people in South Africa. While the group’s CEO Kallie Kriel condemned the spreading of the fake news, he stressed that the real issues faced by white South Africans were worse, and needed to be highlighted in the same manner that the Black Lives Matter movement against the killing of black people by American police officers. Images of white people scrubbing floors and being treated like servants were...

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