South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has insisted that farm murders are not “ethnic cleansing” after a grisly torture-murder in Free State led to ‘Boer Lives Matter’ protesters marching on a courthouse to get at the suspects.
“The claim that violent crime on farms is part of an orchestrated campaign by blacks to drive white farmers off their land is simply not borne out by fact,” claimed the president, who is himself pursuing a policy of land grabs — or “land expropriation without compensation” — against landowners.
“Killings on farms are not ethnic cleansing,” he insisted.
“They are not genocidal. They are acts of criminality and must be treated as such.”
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Hundreds of white farmers bearing ‘Boer Lives Matter’ slogans had marched on rural Senekal magistrates’ court as 32-year-old