Boeremag show trial exposes South African legitimation crisis


by Dan Roodt

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The exceedingly harsh sentences handed down by Judge Eben Jordaan in the Boeremag trial have had a mixed reception in South Africa. On the one hand, members … Read the rest

Mrs. Pretorius cries inconsolably after harsh Boeremag sentences

Boeremag leader Tom Vorster and five members of its bomb squad which blew up numerous targets in 2002 were sentenced to in effect 25 years’ imprisonment by the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday.

Vorster shrugged and told reporters he … Read the rest

Boeremag trial: ‘I am not a racist,’ says Dr Lets Pretorius

Boeremag member Dr Lets Pretorius told the High Court in Pretoria on Monday he was not a racist and had never been in favour of using violence to achieve change.

Testifying in mitigation of sentence, he said he had not … Read the rest

Russia the only country speaking of SA atrocities

by Avigdor Eskin, translated from the Russian by Karlinka Bismark

Russia is the only country that speaks of the atrocities of Africans in South Africa.

Avigdor Eskin stirred the world, with 34 striking miners at a platinum mine in Marikana … Read the rest

Malema asks police to retreat from crowds at Marikana

Former ANC Youth League president Julius Malema asked police on Saturday to distance themselves from the crowds at the Wonderkop village near Rustenburg.

The negotiations between Malema and the police came after complaints from Lonmin workers and residents that they … Read the rest

Finally the blinkers are coming off in South Africa

Dear PRAAG supporter overseas,

Hillary Clinton has just visited South Africa. Her message was: Just follow Nelson Mandela. If that were even possible, for the 94-year old is reputed to be hardly functional anymore and living in a remote … Read the rest

Judgment in Boeremag treason trial continues today

Johannesburg – Judgment in the treason trial of a group of Afrikaner right-wingers is expected to continue in the Pretoria High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday.

Boeremag leader Tom Vorster on Monday became the 10th accused to be convicted of … Read the rest