Arsonists create more sympathy for African Americans

In the week after nine people were shot dead at Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina, five churches with predominantly black congregations in five Southern American states burned. Three of the fires were being investigated as arson.

The FBI and … Read the rest

Israel sets free Jewish settlers after arson attack on Christian church

A group of young Jewish settlers suspected of torching the Catholic Church of the Multiplication, on the spot where Jesus is believed to have performed a Biblical miracle, have been released without charge.

The church, located on the banks of … Read the rest

House near Zeerust burnt down in witchcraft incident

Motswedi police near Zeerust have arrested twelve suspects on charges of Public Violence and Malicious damage to property on 13 December 2013 at Lobatla village.

It is alleged that the community members went to Lobatla Tribal office and complained about … Read the rest

Irate blacks burn down municipal councillor’s house

fire+flamesResidents of Soshanguve, a black township northwest of Pretoria, have burnt down a municipal councillor’s house, according to the South African Police Service.

“The fight erupted after metro police removed people who were occupying RDP houses illegally,” said Colonel Noxolo … Read the rest

East Rand: Thousands loot, torch as shooting sparks xenophobia

protest3Thousands of East Rand residents shut down their schools and ordered children to loot and torch stores belonging to foreigners.

Four teenagers were critically injured in shootouts with foreign shop owners on Thursday and a fifth youth was severely assaulted.… Read the rest

Five blacks arrested for burning five others to death

Five people have been arrested for allegedly setting fire to a home in which five people died near Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Monday.

Captain Thulani Zwane said the five, aged between 19 and 36, were arrested on Sunday morning … Read the rest