Tuesday, June 19, 2012

March Against Violence – Pretoria (Memorandum and Video)

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We shall no longer keep quiet

March against Violence
19 June 2012

Dear President Zuma

Today we have marched here in peaceful protest since we wish to alert you to the impact of violent crime in the lives of ordinary South Africans, and we demand that vigorous steps be taken by your government to root out this evil in our land. 

South Africans live in fear because government has walked away from its primary duty to protect its citizens against violence and crime. Government’s efforts to eradicate this evil are negligible. It would appear to us that government simply lacks the political will to secure the safety of South Africa and all her peoples.

It may be that you find it hard to spot the grief, tears and blood of your countrymen from inside the safety of your armoured cars, or past the shoulders of your numerous bodyguards, or across your high security walls. Perhaps you got used to our violent situation and you are accepting it as part of everyday life. The glare of all those blue lights is possibly blinding you, or it could be that you yourself have never yet sacrificed a loved one to a brutal killing before your very eyes.

While our taxes pay for the safety of yourself and your colleagues, we have to pay in blood for the lack of security in our country.
  • Over the past 18 years, at least 345 000 people have been murdered in South Africa.
  • Almost half a million sexual crimes such as rape have been committed since 2003.
  • Between 2003 and 2010 some 1 500 000 people were assaulted grievously.
  • Murders in rural areas have caused the number of commercial farmers in South Africa to drop from 70 000 to fewer than 40 000. Thousands of people have been left jobless as a result.

During the Iraqi war, 116 000 civilians lost their lives. Three times that number have already been murdered in South Africa. It is therefore clear that criminal gangs have declared war against South Africans. If government found it possible to ensure our safety during the Soccer World Cup, surely it could also be done now?

How many five-month-old babies are yet to be strangled before you decide to act? And for how long are the Van Tonders and the Van der Merwes to be threatened by your own party members before you take steps? We want to know what your government is going to do to stop violent crime in South Africa!

In particular, we demand that the following be put in place:
  1. That the justice system be overhauled and governed efficiently. Those who belong behind bars get bail, or they get off scot-free because dockets disappear, or because investigations are performed poorly, or because those who are supposed to serve the cause of justice can be bribed.
  2. That criminals be sentenced to prison and that they stay there. How can criminals and law-abiding citizens take the government seriously when 37 783 criminals have been released earlier this year? When criminals have no fear of prosecution they will not stop their robbing, murdering and raping.
  3. That farm murders be classified as a priority crime. Is the fact that a farmer’s chance of being murdered in this country is higher than that of a police officer not proof enough?  Farmers are being targeted as a group and government’s reluctance to acknowledge it only fuels the farm murderers on in their evil.
  4. That government honour its commitment and establish specialist units for rural safety. Crime has become rampant ever since the abolishment of the commando system. The State is legally and morally obliged to put a workable alternative in place.
  5. The time has come for government to act against corrupt and criminal police officials. Those corrupt civil servants are abusing the trust the public placed in them, and their penalty should be heavier than that of ordinary criminals. Ban corrupt police officials and civil servants from the civil service, and send them to jail; not to hospital.
  6. Make it possible for communities to ensure the safety of their own streets. Commanding officers deploy persons who are prepared to serve as police reservists far away from their own neighbourhoods, where they have to perform their duties under the most appalling of circumstances. As a result, these volunteers are no longer prepared to serve as reservists. Amend the SAPS Regulations to allow police reservists to have the choice of serving in their own neighbourhood only, and to decide themselves whether they want to serve outside their own neighbourhood.
  7. That you take steps against your party members who threaten South Africans with violence. We find Ronald Lamola’s comments and government’s silence in this regard unacceptable. In times during which farmers have live in fear for being killed on their own farms, your party’s youth league is inciting violence. A few hours after Lamola’s comments were made, the Muller family was attacked on their smallholding and their daughter, Arina, was shot dead. Statements by politicians influence the behaviour of ordinary people. Therefore, show us the same sensitivity in your statements than what you are expecting with regard to The Spear painting.

Crime is an epidemic that has become rampant in our country because government is neglecting its duty to maintain law and order. South Africa has become a man-made disaster area; a place where criminals can move around freely and where we are hostages in our own homes. We mourn everyone who has had to sacrifice his/her life, has had to surrender his/her innocence, and whose body and spirit were broken because those who are supposed to protect them are focusing rather on faction fighting, tenders, or trying to cover up their own malpractices.  

To date, government’s silence and lack of action constitute the single most important reason why our country has turned into a criminal paradise. He who helps the guilty one shares in the crime.

In terms of Section 11 of the Constitution everyone has the right to life, which means it is government’s duty to protect this right. For this reason we demand that you reply to this memorandum and the demands contained therein by 31 July 2012. We ask of the President to make it clear to us what his government will do to comply with its constitutional, political and moral duty to the country.

We demand action now!

Bobby and  Karlien van Jaarsveld
Cell: e-mail:082 907 5203
e-mail: ronelbrink@vodamail.co.za

Steve Hofmeyr
e-mail: sjh@stevehofmeyr.co.za

Cornelius Jansen van Rensburg
Tel: 086 10 200 30
e-mail: vanrensburg@afriforum.co.za

Memo sourced from: www.afriforum.co.za (MSWord Doc 32.0 kB)

Here is a shorter (31 sec) clip of footage not included in the above video.
This version shows some closer views of the various slogans on posters.
(HD Link is here)

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Anonymous said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

What amazes me is that why has it taken almost 19 years or so for the whites to open their mouths and try and do something about the disaster in this country. I am glad that they are slowly starting to open their mouths and hope it builds up in intensity from now on, and does not die out again in the near future. Let us hope we start hitting hard and fight this curse of the black terrorist ANC. We need to also hit hard at our biggest enemy namely; White Liberals and white traitors.

Anonymous said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

And the shit just keeps going on and on. Read below. And quess what No comments open????? Afrikaans Beeld Traitors.

Boer in bed doodgeskiet
2012-06-20 09:16
Druk artikel e-pos artikel Deel
Yahoo Google Digg del.icio.us Facebook Twitter Kry Beeld op
Jou selfoon Jou Facebook-profiel Marietie Louw-Carstens

'n Bekende boer van Limpopo is vanoggend omstreeks 05:00 koelbloedig in sy bed doodgeskiet.

Danie van Rensburg (77) is in sy slaapkamer op die Cosmopolite-plaas buite Baltimore doodgeskiet.

Sy vrou, Gloudine (65), is per helikopter na die Mediclinic Limpopo in Polokwane gebring. Sy is verskeie kere in haar bors geskiet. Sy is in 'n bedenklike toestand.

Lt.kol. Ronel Otto, polisiewoordvoerder, het gesê Amerikaanse toeriste wat op die plaas gejag het, het vanoggend op die egpaar afgekom ná die skietery.

'n Polisiehelikopter, boere en spoorsnyers is besig met 'n reuse-soektog na die vier moordenaars.

Lees later

Tia Mysoa said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

@Anon (11:07 AM) - thanks for sharing... I'm going to follow-up on this tragedy now!

Tia Mysoa said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

English version - sourced from: http://www.neo-genocide.com/farmitracker/reports/view/52

June 20 2012 -- Afrikaner farmer Danie van Rensburg 77 shot dead while he was asleep in his bed, his wife critically injured: critical Baltimore: Two United States tourists who were hunting wildlife in Limpopo province, South Africa came across a gruesome scene this morning at 5am June 20 2012: the American hunters found well-known local farmer Danie van Rensburg, shot dead in his bed, and his critically injured Goudine van Rensburg critically injured next to him: the elderly Afrikaans woman had been shot several times in the chest. The Van Rensburg family hails from original Voortrekker families who settled the area some 180 years ago. The Americans alerted emergency services who fetched the injured farm-wife by emergency-helicopter and rushed her to the nearby Mediclinic in Pieterburg, Limpopo. She is in critical condition. It appears as if the couple had been asleep when they were shot dead. An immediate manhunt was launched by the local farm-watch citizen-patrols in cooperation with the local SAPS who have launched a helicopter to assist the search for four black male gunmen from the air. The farm is located about 50km from the Botswana border post. The names of the American hunters have not been released.

Anonymous said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

I am just wondering how serious can be a protest action of those "leading" Afrikaners who handed over the memorandum with a KISS on the cheek of that black ANC bitch?
Would they kiss the ass of Jacob Zuma next time, if access granted? What a pathetic, attention seeking bunch of liberals!


Anonymous said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

Here is the link to the kiss picture...


Bennie said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

@ AR

After following your link and browsing through 40 pictures I could not find any explicit proof of the kiss you’re raving about. the closest match to any manifestation of a kiss may be pic No.37. it could just as well have been a photograph of Hofmeyr sharing one of his wisecrack jokes just to break the tension.


If this is the only verification you can find to make the assumption that these marchers are a bunch of attention seeking liberals then you have serious personal issues to deal with. Were the people who burnt the flag at the Delmas murder protest also seeking attention, or where their actions justified?

Anonymous said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

Thanks for enlightening me about that picture. You guess it was a joke "only" and not a kiss? Maybe Mr. Hofmeyr just flirted or joked a bit with the enemy? What do the have common to laugh about???

No, Benny, the marchers there were just misled people, used by a bunch of attention seeking liberals like Hofmeyr who loves to braai with Zuma so often as possible.


Bennie said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

or maybe it’s just a matter of being wise

Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves (or bitches): be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves. (Matt10:16)

Don’t be too harsh on a group of people (Afrikaners) who follow the guidance of ancient wisdom.

Anonymous said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

Please tell me a number, how many lives could save this ancient wisdom in the ongoing silent genocide? How many lives could save the Afrikaner Bond with appeasing the enemy?
Afrikaners (Whites) in SA have a LOT of very good reasons to be angry. Very angry.

And sorry, I find Mr. Hofmeyr with his nappy around the arm and those painted crosses all over his face simply ridiculous.


Maloti Sarkar said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

Good Site Thanks

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