Tuesday, December 8, 2009

AWB chief causes another stir

My Liewe Oom ET

Ag kom nou! ’n Man op jou ouderdom behoort mos nou te weet hoë om homself in die openbaar te gedra. Het jy nou alweer vergeet wat hulle jou in die tronk geleër het? Jy kan mos nie meer in hierdie land rondloop en die ape se standbeelde so blatant beledig nie, -- en nogal hier net voor Kersfees! Wil jy nou wragtig hê jou familie moet die tyd van die jaar vir jou ko
m kuier in die tronk?

AWB chief causes another stir


A COMPLAINT to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has been lodged against Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB) leader Eugene Terre'blanche for a comment he allegedly made in Pretoria over the weekend.

Communications Department official Panyaza Lesufi lodged the formal complaint in his personal capacity with the support of musicians, actors, government officials and communication workers.

"The days of racists having a free reign to insult us and our leaders is over," Lesufi said.

City Press reported on Sunday that Terre'blanche had pointed at the statue of Chief Tshwane at the old Pretoria City Hall and referred to him as an "apie" (monkey).

"It's something we believe is disgusting, and we find it strange that he makes an openly racist statement like that and no one challenges it," Lesufi said. "As South Africans, it falls upon us to raise these things... we are long past that stage."

Lesufi asked the commission to probe the remark and ascertain if the 68-year-old AWB leader had violated his parole conditions.

He called on South Africans, particularly Afrikaners, to urge Terreblanche to apologise.

The SAHRC said the complaint was with its legal services department.

Source: www.pretorianews.co.za

BTW --- It’s okay if old Paul Kruger’s statue in Church Square gets pissed on by blacks all the time, and foreign white tourists cannot get near the figure to take a decent picture, without their cameras getting stolen. Isn’t it strange how these stories never end up in our newspapers anymore?

POST UPDATE - 4 April 2010

Eugene Terre'Blanche was murdered by black savages on his farm just outside Ventersdorp around 17:00 on 3 April 2010.

Rest in peace Uncle Eugene - Rus in Vrede Oom Eugene!


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For readers who cannot understand Afrikaans….
I’ve translated the short Afrikaans note addressed to ET – (Eugene Terre'blanche), which appears at the beginning of this post.

English text:

My dear Uncle ET

Come on! A man of your age should know by now how to behave in public. Have you already forgotten what they taught you in prison? You cannot walk around in this country, and insult the ape’s statues in such a blatant manner, --- and THIS just before Christmas! Do you really want your family to come visit you in prison at this time of the year?

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After I studied the transcription of the ET speech, I must admit that I never heard of such a foolish reaction on wild allegations in my life. SA is doomed to be an international joke - the beetroot and garlic prescription, the raw sewerage contaminating our suburbs/rivers and the politicians' uninterrupted stealing tax payers money, makes one wonder how anybody in SA can find time to make such unfounded accusations, leaving the door open for ET to find real and founded reasons to also calling the current generation "monkeys".

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I guess calling white people cockroaches is not racist and offensive?

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Most white people in SA, especially those who live in the urban areas, do not understand the various black languages, which is actually a blessing in disguise. Blacks are the biggest racists. The xenophobic violence that sporadically occurs, is proof of this.

The AVB leader could have used a far more degrading name than “monkey” when referring to the Tshwane statue. In fact he was probably referring to the true meaning of the word “Tshwane”. If it is true that this little incident was a violation of his parole conditions, then I’m afraid these conditions have also transgressed the laws of basic humanitarian rights, and freedom of speech. The racist arsehole, Julius Malema, can appear on national TV and say just what he wants!

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