Who are the racists?


Who are the racists?

History will judge those who practise discrimination under the guise of democracy, says author Wessel Ebersohn.

South Africa, which already has a probably unequalled phalanx of laws prohibiting discrimination, is about to get a new one to punish racist behaviour. The ruling party says the purpose of the new law is to take action against those “glorifying apartheid”. If the ANC is correct, the creators of this piece of legislation are aiming it at racist whites only: the Penny Sparrows of our ken.

According to their view, black students wearing T-shirts with the wording “Kill all whites” and ANC politicians singing songs about mowing down boers with machine guns apparently do not fall into the same category.

Sadly the racist laws of the apartheid regime have resulted in a reaction, in the face of which the current government, seems helpless.

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Submitted by : Clive Varejes of GALLO MANOR on 2016-09-16 15:33:18
Come on Prof Habib, before we go any further, let me say unequivocally that I think you have done amazing things at Wits and have also stood up to those so called students whose only raison d'etre is to riot, burn and destroy, specifically around exam times.
However your statement that Wits enrols only on a merit basis, ' other than in medicine' is total and compete bullshite and you know it. There are innumerable examples of students being overlooked because they were not the 'right' colour.
Whether this policy is right or wrong, no matter what my thoughts or prejudices are, that is fact and I am more than a little disappointed to hear you deny it.

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