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Truth & Justice; or Secession?
Is the `TRC' (sic) South African Government and media denying South Africans impartial access
to the crime statistics and details; particularly of racially motivated black on white crime;
which affect white minorities safety and security, in South Africa?
Is the South African Government breaching and nullifying the TRC (sic) Constitution - the
social contract - with white minority South Africans; by denying them: (i) the truth about
racially motivated black on white crime details and statistics; (ii) safety & security; (iii) in an
actions and knowledge conspiracy of complicit silence thereto, and coverup thereof?
If the S. African State is deliberately denying white S. Africans their rights in accordance with
the International Covenant on Civil & Political Rights (Res. 2200 (1966); 18 July `76): Does
Security Council Resolution 1244 (1999) provide S. Africa's minorities with international legal
standing for Secession and Self Determination, -- like Kosovo -- by the "recognition of a
human community within a sovereign state enjoying a right to self-determination."
".. South Africa was the most dangerous country in the world to work in -- ahead of Iraq and
-- Securicor CEO Nick Buckles, Reuters, May 24 2009
May 24 2009 - Group 4 Securicor, the world's biggest security firm, announced it will not be providing security to
FIFA football World Cup 2010 tournament in South Africa due to concerns over the tournament's organisation,
the group's chief executive told Reuters news agency.
"The government should deal with our crime situation. If they cannot, they should cancel
the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Countries worldwide should call for the event to be
taken away......"
-- Pat Symcox, former South African cricketer, re: murder of Austrian golfing tourist, Mr. Burgstaller.
For every 1 000 crimes reported in South Africa, only 430 criminals are arrested. Of these,
only 77 are convicted and barely 8 of these are sentenced to two or more years of
Getting Away with Murder & Rape: RSA Wins Gold In Rapes & Silver in Murder, at Crime Olympics...
`SA not ready' 2010 Terror: `Intelligence Services woefully unprepared'
Memo for Your Refugee Issues Records: (I) South African White Refugees & the ANC's Crime of Apartheid; (II)
Pres. Obama's 25.5 Million Nuclear Refugees Nobel Peace Prize ( ** **

Special Investigation: The secret race war in South Africa that threfatens to
overshadow the World Cup || Afrikaner Genocide Report
Special Investigation: The secret race war in South Africa that
threatens to overshadow the World Cup
by Adian Hartley | The Daily Mail/Mail Online, UK
Only 70 miles from a 2010 World Cup football stadium, a farmer's wife and a boy
aged 13 learn to defend themselves with lethal weapons. They say thousands of
white landowners have been killed by Zimbabwe-style marauders; their black rulers
accuse them of belligerence and right-wing tendencies. Aidan Hartley reports on the
war of words you won't read about in your World Cup holiday brochure.
Related: Legal and Political Petition to Nobel Institute: Norwegian Nobel Committee, to:
(I) Withdraw Nobel Peace Prize's from Nelson Mandela, F.W. de Klerk, and Archbishop Desmond Tutu,
for (a) Intellectual Dishonesty & Hypocrisy; (b) Moral, Political and Religious Prostitution; and (c) `TRC-
RSA' Fraud and Betrayal; and

2. (II) Accept Nobel Peace Prize Nominations for Dr. Albert Bartlett; Dr. Garret James Harden, and Dr. M.
King Hubbert, for Intellectually Honest and Politically Honourable Ecologically Sustainable, Human
Rights, Peace and Social Justice Advocacy
Encl. Evidentiary Document: Proudly South African/TRC-RSA Afrikaner Genocide Report [(i) Alphabetical
Listing of Farm Murders: A - Z; (ii) 2008 Farm Murders in South Africa: Brief Summaries; and (iii)
Genocide Watch 2002 Report on Boer Farm Murders]

Farmers' wives learn how to defend themselves on a farm-attack prevention course near the
Zimbabwean border in South Africa
Bella wakes. She hears a strangled, gurgling sound. It's the dog, she thinks.
`Peter, there's something wrong,' she says to her husband. Noises emerge from the room of her mother-
in-law, who's 98 and confined to a wheelchair.
It's 1am. Bella gets up and walks out of the bedroom. In the hall she sees a young man who at first she
thinks is her son. Except he's black, wears a balaclava and is pointing a gun at her. ** **

`He comes for me,' says Bella, her hand before her tear-stained face.
`He's going to shoot me! I trip as I run back to the bedroom. Peter comes to the door but he has nothing
in his hand, no pistol. I hear a gun go off. I hear my mother-in-law screaming. I lock the door and
telephone my son. I tell him: "I think they shot Pa!"'
Two men are outside the bedroom window with a rifle. She loads the pistol Peter keeps by the bed.
`I take the gun and say, "Come on! I'll shoot you!"'
Back in the hall she finds Peter dead, a trail of blood across the kitchen floor. Her mother-in-law Gerda is
bruised and beaten.
`I can't tell you how hopeless I felt,' Bella says. `I will see it in front of me for weeks, months, years.'
Vet's son Barend Harris (right), 13, learns to shoot
Days after Peter is cremated, the attackers return. The survivors are sleeping elsewhere by now, so the
gang finds only the dogs in the house. They torture the animals with boiling water before soaking them in
petrol and setting them on fire.
I ask Bella for a motive and she says a group of black South Africans who are squatting on their farmland
have repeatedly threatened them.
After the family find the dogs, Bella's son Piet calls the police. Weeks later the attackers are still at
large; police arrested one man in connection with the killing but he was later released.
I am in her home. The bullet holes are still clearly visible. I ask her what she is going to do.
`If we stay here they will kill us. You can't say this was a dream, or rewind what happened. They want
our land.'
This is Bella's account of an attack that happened last month in South Africa, in the north-east of the
country. Her home is a long way from the vineyards and beaches of Cape Town, but South Africa is to host
the 2010 World Cup and five of the centres for players and the hundreds of thousands of tourists who will
come with them are here in the north.
Preparations are in hand but this is against the backdrop of a country gripped by ultra-violence. Officially
there are about 50 murders a day, and three times that number of rapes. Most victims are poor blacks in
South Africa's cities: reported deaths last year totalled more than 18,000. ** **

But among the casualties of the violence are white farmers, whose counterparts in Zimbabwe are singled
out for international press coverage; here in the `rainbow nation' their murders, remarkable for their
particular savagery, go largely unreported.
Farmer's wife Ida Nel learns how shoot an AK-47 and a pistol on a 'farm protection weekend'
There are no official figures but, since the election of Nelson Mandela in 1994, farmers' organisations say
3,000 whites in rural areas have been killed. The independent South African Human Rights Commission,
set up by Mandela's government, says the number is 2,500.
Its commission's report into the killings does not break down their figures by colour; but it says the
majority of attacks in general - ie where no one necessarily dies - are against white people and that 'there
was a considerably higher risk of a white victim of farm attacks being killed or injured than a black
It states that since 2006, farmer murders have jumped by 25 per cent and adds: 'The lack of prosecutions
indicates the criminal justice system is not operating effectively to protect victims in farming
communities and to ensure the rule of law is upheld.'
I have lived and worked in Africa for 20 years, reporting from countries all across the continent. I know
that the truth is very hard to find here. Stereotypes are everywhere. Blacks give no credit to successful
white businesses. Whites give no credit to the black populace, refusing stubbornly to acknowledge that
they themselves are physical reminders of a brutal colonial past.
What is certain is this: since the mid-Nineties, 900,000 mainly white South Africans have emigrated from
South Africa - about 20 per cent of the white population - most of them due to soaring crime rates. In an
eerie parallel with Zimbabwe, farms have been reclaimed by unqualified workers.
The police say don't fight back. You must fight. It's the bullet or be slaughtered
Commercial agricultural production has taken a massive hit where land reform has occurred. And as the
attacks on white farmers continue, the police seem increasingly powerless and ineff-ective, and farmers
are turning to vigilante behaviour as their way of life comes under violent assault.
The ANC government's response to this has been largely defiant. As Charles Ngacula, Safety and Security ** **

Minister under the previous administration of Thabo
Mbeki, said: 'They can continue to whinge until
they're blue in the face, be as negative as they want
to, or they can simply leave this country.'
Ida Nel is learning to shoot an AK-47 and a pistol on a
'farm protection weekend'. The course is being held
only 70 miles from the 2010 World Cup venue of
Polokwane. Ida is married to farmer Andre. They
farm guavas and macadamia nuts near Levubu in
Limpopo province.
Sonette Selzer a violinist, on her farm near
Ermelo. She is trained to use a variety of guns and
always carries a rifle over a shoulder and a pistol
on her belt

'I'm used to guns,' she says. 'My dad taught me how to
use one when I was a kid but I need to get confident
and to know what warning signs to look out for in a
farm attack.'
On the course with her are farmers, and their wives
and children. Among the children is 13-year-old
Barend Harris, the son of a vet, who brought his
family 9mm gun. Those taking part in the weekend
courses for about 50 people at a time learn to leopard-crawl with a gun and are taught self-defence (with
knives and guns), how to look for signs that their homes are being targeted, bush tracking and how to
shoot from a moving vehicle. They are given target practice with AK-47s, pistols, R4 and R5 assault rifles
and 308 hunting rifles.
Driving around Mpumalanga Province, east of Johannesburg, in what used to be the Transvaal, I found
myself called by the farmers to a string of grisly murder scenes. In some the blood was still drying on the
furniture or the street. In others, witnesses gave me accounts of killings involving rituals of extreme
brutality: of victims boiled alive, forced to kneel and shot execution style and tortured in ways so
unimaginable they are too horrendous to print. The same goes for the many pictures I have been shown of
the barely identifiable corpses and horrific crime scenes.
Sonette Selzer, who lives on a forestry holding with her husband Werner, has made sure that she and her
two boys are weapons-trained. At home in Mpumalanga province, Sonette, who is a trained medic, claims
she usually gardens with a pistol at her side and a rifle strapped to her back. She is fully armed as I arrive
- rather conveniently, I think.
'It's very tiring but even in the garden you have to be alert to what's happening around you all the time.
You can never, ever relax your guard,' she says.
When she hears of a man who got into a gunfight with three robbers she shakes her head: 'I'd hate to get
into that situation. You need to finish it quickly.'
She gestures to her vicious-looking Ninja knives and I realise the chilling intent behind her words - you
need to finish 'them' as quickly as possible.
She says she and Werner sleep in separate beds at either end of the house, with their guns and knives
within easy reach. Their children Francois, 18, and Jaques, 16, are at boarding school in the nearby town.
'When they were very small they learned how to use guns and how to reload,' Sonette says of her boys.
Each dawn and evening the Selzers check in on the VHF radio with other members of the Farm Watch
organisation, neighbours whom they find more reliable than the South African Police Service (SAPS). The
couple are heavily armed, but what good will that do them if a group of attackers assault the house in the
dead of night? The home is an ill-fortified outpost 40 minutes' drive from the nearest Farm Watch
neighbours or SAPS station that could respond in the event of an attack. ** **

'You must carry your gun and your Bible together at once,' says Werner Selzer.
And at the farmers' houses I visited, when grace was said at table, a semi-automatic rifle or pistol with
extra magazines was prominently on display. (Once again, it's hard to say if they are just placed there for
Werner is adamant that only he can protect his family: 'The police say don't fight back. But you must fight
back. It's the bullet or be slaughtered. If you're going to rape my wife and kill my children you must
understand I have nothing to lose. But you can run away. And if I shoot back you will run away.'
Since the 19th century, Boer farmers were organised into farm militias known as Commandos. These
defended rural communities from assault and, just over a century ago, they formed the vanguard of the
rebellion against the hated British Empire.
'We kept the British busy until they killed our women and children in the concentration camps,' one man
told me. The two Boer wars were as much of a catastrophe in their minds as the crisis now facing them.
'The Afrikaner Boer doesn't like war but we will fight if we have to - and the Africans are scared of us.'
Such right-wing sentiments have done the Boers no favours under the ANC, which suspected them of links ** **

to white extremist groups such as the neo-fascist AWB. In recent years the government has moved to
disband the Commando units as part of a security plan to improve policing nationwide.
The Commandos had been accused of brutality towards black farm workers; indeed, there have been
reports of belligerence and abuse by white farmers, leading to a sense of reciprocity about some of the
recent attacks.
Danzel Van Zyl, a senior researcher at the Human Rights Commission, says: 'There is a feeling among black
people that many white people have not come to the party yet. Reconciliation has only come from one
side, and this is felt especially with regard to the farming communities. They are perceived to be
conservative, with a block of them voting right-wing and for parties like (the ultra-right wing) Freedom
Front Plus.
'Old ways still play out in a lot of rural South Africa, where you will see farmers keeping the seat next to
them in their truck for their dog, while workers sit in the back. A lot of farmers were killed by disgruntled
farm workers who had been maltreated by them.'
Even in the garden you have to be alert to what's happening around you
He adds: 'The increase in farm murders is also due to the removal of the Commando system. They were
notorious and feared by farm workers. But the problem is, nothing came in place of them.'
He insists there is no concerted political campaign to drive out white farmers; but all parties agree on one
thing: land ownership is the burning issue.
Twenty years after the end of apartheid, whites still
own about three-quarters of the country's
agricultural land. The ANC has sought to redistribute
land to black South Africans by legal means. In this it
has followed a radically different path to that of
Robert Mugabe in neighbouring Zimbabwe, where the
rule of law collapsed in the last decade as gangs of
state-sponsored thugs drove off 6,000 white
The family of murdered farmer Nico Boonzaier at
his funeral

In Mpumalanga, black South Africans are lodging
hundreds of legal 'land claims' in which they must
prove their rights to property based on family
historical records. The land claims are adjudicated in court and, if successful, the state buys out white
farmers at what the property owners themselves told me was a fair price.
But as a tribe of farmers, the Boers are resisting the loss of their land because, they say, it spells the end
of a way of life for a community.
And this is what they claim has sparked bloody violence that they say is politically motivated all the way
to the top of the ANC. The TAU, or Transvaal Agricultural Union, draws a link between land claims and
'When there is a farm claim I say "Look out!" because attacks may follow to scare the farmers,' says TAU
regional director Piet Kemp.
This after all is the country where the President, Jacob Zuma, used as his election campaign song an old
war chant from his days in the ANC's military wing, Mshini wami - 'Bring me my machine-gun'. And where
YouTube posts include footage of Mandela singing another song, 'Kill the Boer, Kill the Farmer'.
Mugabe may be a pariah across the world but in South Africa he has long been given standing ovations and
rapturous applause at ANC events.
Widow Tracey Pemberton is 41 but looks 20 years older and appears to be malnourished. She dreams of ** **

emigrating to the UK but her British husband died five years ago and she lives on a 200-hectare farm in a
ramshackle cottage. The area, set among huge forests of planted pine, is so dangerous that on the main
road outside Tracey's gate there are big signs that warn CRIME ALERT - NO STOPPING!
'I'm stupid to stay but I don't know where to go,' she says. 'It's awful to have to say "Who's that over there?
What's that noise?" I definitely want to go. Because you're a woman and alone they take advantage of you.
My husband had a British passport when he passed away. He'd had enough of struggling and failing in this
By the eve of the elections that brought Zuma to power earlier this year the family had already been
robbed six times over the years. Then one night Tracey was woken by noises from her mother Yvonne's
room. She found a man sitting on top of the 65-year-old woman. 'I can't get that picture out of my mind.'
Farmers learn rural survival techniques on the farm-attack prevention courses
The attacker stabbed her mother 17 times, but miraculously she survived. Sonette Selzer rushed to the
scene to help save her. But, insists Tracey, the harrassment continues. 'They switch on all the taps
outside in the middle of the night to try to persuade you to go outside.' And she thinks they climb about
on the roof, although it could be the branches from the oak tree brushing against the tiles.
My visit to Mpumalanga came immediately after crossing the frontier from Zimbabwe and what struck me
was how similar the landscapes were after redistribution had taken place. Once productive maize fields
now grow only weeds. Citrus orchards are dying, their valuable fruit rotting on the branches. Machinery
lies about rusting. Irrigation pipes have been looted and farm sheds are derelict and stripped of roofing.
Windbreak trees have been hacked down and roads are potholed.
Few of those being resettled on former white farms are qualified to work them. Commercial properties
are becoming slums where the poor live a hand-to-mouth existence in mud huts, surrounded by
subsistence patches of maize. Meanwhile, black workers are put out of their jobs without compensation.
'Now we are in big trouble,' says Messina, a black foreman at what was Figtree farm.
He says his employers had to sell, 'because their lives were in danger, definitely. This place is not safe any
more.' ** **

Messina says the land resettlement on his employers' property was orchestrated by black elite figures
from town, not people close to the land.
'If you look at them they are driving smart cars. They want to look big in their four-by-fours. They say
they will help us - but nothing. No job. We are su-ffering.'
For all South Africa's aims to be following the rule of law, there are comparisons here with Zimbabwe and
other calamitous reforms under the banner of 'Africa for the Africans'.
'I saw people with heads cut off-, horrible things,' says farmer Ockert van Niekerk as he sits his toddler
daughter on his lap at home.
Cops tracking cases lack experience. Dockets vanish and criminals get out
'The aim is to scare white people. The attacks are not just crimes. They're political. You don't wait for a
farmer for eight hours, kill him and steal a frozen chicken. In warfare you learn to soften the target, and
the aim is to break us mentally and spiritually.'
But he then tells, in alarming detail, how he would respond to an attacker: 'I will cut in seconds all the
main arteries: the neck, gut and groin.' He whips out two knives from either pocket. 'I feel quite safe with
What the farmers dub 'hit squads' are well armed with AK-47s, deploy in gangs and if they are ever
arrested they are allegedly found to be from outside the district - 'recruited', the farmers say, from cities
hundreds of kilometres away.
At a farmers' day, or Boerdag, in a marquee tent surrounded by maize harvesting machinery, I meet a
string of farmers with attack stories. One elderly man too scared to be identified tells me how a gang
broke in at five in the morning, tied him and his wife up, then got an angle grinder from the workshop and
sawed into the flesh of his legs with the blade, demanding, 'I want money! You must talk!'
One of the gang picked up the couple's mobile phone and inadvertently called their daughter, who then
had to endure hearing the robbery unfold in screams and shouts.
The more brutal and incredible the stories, the more doubt creeps in: are they over-egging this for
political impact? Are they perhaps deeply racist at heart? But then I remind myself: I have seen the
pictures and read the local newspaper reports. I've been to the funerals.
Two young men
suspected of being
involved in the murder
of a white farmer in the
North West province are

It is said that the signs
always lead down a road
to the farmstead:
bunches of long grass
knotted like corn dolls,
the strands of wire
fences twisted into cat's
cradle configurations,
and stones, tin cans and
plastic bags stacked in
circle and arrow patterns.
These 'attack signs', which can supposedly warn if trouble is coming to your farm, are a macabre coded
language. Farmers widely believe in their existence; they have been decoded by Special Forces veterans. ** **

At first I wondered if the 'attack signs' story was a result of mass hysteria. But the hairs on the back of my
neck stood rigid when I began to see what appeared to be sets of signs outside farms near where attacks
had already occurred.
Each sign is said to mean something: a forked stick signifies a woman in the house, the corn dolls map out
the farm buildings and signs dubbed 'triggers' are set to either 'off-' or 'on' - meaning 'attack'.
White farmers read these runes and arm themselves because they have nothing else. New police units
promised to substitute the old Commando system have yet to be formed. And people isolated on remote
properties are worried by the fact that licenses for their firearms are not being renewed.
As a South African Police Service (SAPS) officer, Derek Jonker investigated 52 separate farm attacks and
he says, 'There has been a decline in the abilities of the police. There is a power struggle in the police
and investigators are not qualified.
'Crime prevention has collapsed totally,' he adds. 'And cops tracking cases lack experience and resources
to gather evidence and arrest offenders. Dockets vanish and criminals get let out of jail.'
In the provincial town of Ermelo, I meet a policeman who's tired and angry. He says SAPS can't be
bothered to fight crime any more. Only four out of 16 police vehicles at the station are still in working
order. I ask what happens with the vehicles that are in working order. He shrugs and points across the
street to Ermelo's main supermarket. And there they are: four police prowlers parked in a row. The police
are inside doing their shopping while at a street corner crime scene that we've just come from, the blood
still glistens wetly in the sunshine.
And at that murder scene I met another police officer who dismisses the idea that the ANC was involved
in a conspiracy against white farmers. It is much worse than that for South Africa as a whole, 'It's worse
among the black people - all those rapes and killings,' he says. 'I feel sorry for these people. Everybody
suffers, not just white people.
'You can buy an AK for a bag of maize meal. This causes hatred between blacks and whites - and this is
boiling up to what? Every time it's very emotional because it's black against white, but you must think
with your head and not your heart.'
As we talk I'm looking at the blood on the ground. It's the policeman's brother-in-law who just got shot.
'The whole criminal system is a balls-up for white and black people,' he says. 'We just don't need this.'
South Africa's proposed new law and order plans include better policing for those urban areas expecting
visitors during the World Cup next year. It will be the most heavily policed World Cup in history, with
200,000 specially recruited officers and equipment ranging from surveillance cameras to water cannon.
But it will remain unnerving for those who travel that these brutal killings are happening within just a
couple of hours' drive.
Source: Daily Mail, UK
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