White farmers are uniquely vulnerable

Over the past fifteen years it has been taken as a given that commercial farmers have subjected to extremely high levels of violent and often murderous attack in South Africa. Many intellectuals and human rights organisations have however been anxious … Read the rest

Life sentences for black farm murderer

A KwaZulu-Natal man was given three life sentences on Friday 27 July for killing a Mooi River farmer’s wife, a helper, and a gardener.

The Pietermaritzburg High Court earlier convicted Mzwandile Magubane, 21, a gang member who started a fire … Read the rest

‘Farm attacks not racially motivated’ – South African president

Farm attacks should be viewed within the context of the country’s high crime statistics, and not as racially motivated, President Jacob Zuma has told Beeld newspaper.

Many attacks took place on the farms of white commercial farmers, and had the … Read the rest