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Trump tweet: Here are the facts on farm murders and property rights in South Africa

The South African civil rights organisation AfriForum said that US president Donald Trump’s Tweet on South Africa expresses justified concern about what is going on in South Africa, and requested those who doubt this to familiarise themselves with the facts regarding farm murders and the threat to property rights in the country. According to Kallie…

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COPE and AfriForum take hands in opposing the amendment of the Constitution

COPE and AfriForum announced today at a joint media conference held in Pretoria that they are joining forces to request that the South African public and the international community apply pressure to stop the ANC/Parliament from acting without a legal mandate from the South African voters in their illegitimate bid to amend the Constitution, to…

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Zimbabwean farmers claim billions in damages from SA government

With AfriForum’s support, altogether 25 Zimbabwean farmers and farming businesses have just issued summons on the South African government and the President for almost R2 billion. These farmers suffered damages because of South African government’s complicity in the dissolvement of the Tribunal of the Southern African Development Community (SADEC) a few years ago. This follows the…

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AfriForum enlists support in USA against expropriation and farm murders

The civil rights organisation AfriForum this past week made good progress in Washington, D.C. with its initiative to enlist support abroad for its campaigns with regard to the protection of property rights and the prioritisation of an action plan against farm murders. As part of this liaison tour, AfriForum attended a meeting with a delegation…

AfriForum continues with international campaign against expropriation without compensation with handovers to diplomatic missions in South Africa
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AfriForum continues with international campaign against expropriation without compensation with handovers to diplomatic missions in South Africa

AfriForum today handed over information regarding land expropriation in South Africa and the civil rights organisation’s concern over government’s intention to legalise expropriation without compensation to various embassies and high commissariats in South Africa. This was done to ask for the support of the relevant countries against suchlike expropriation processes. The more than 50 diplomatic…

Farm murders and expropriation without compensation in the spotlight on Fox News
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Farm murders and expropriation without compensation in the spotlight on Fox News

Fox News, the largest television news channel in the USA, aired an interview with Ernst Roets, Deputy CEO of AfriForum, last night in which farm murders and the South African government’s plan regarding expropriation without compensation was placed in the spotlight. On the programme Tucker Carlson Tonight, which is aired during peak time in the…

AfriForum intensifies its campaign against expropriation without compensation after ANC announcement
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AfriForum intensifies its campaign against expropriation without compensation after ANC announcement

The civil rights organisation AfriForum today announced that it will intensify its campaign, both within South Africa and abroad, against expropriation without compensation. This follows the ANC’s announcement yesterday, 21 May, that they will attempt to implement expropriation without compensation within the framework of Section 25 of the Constitution, while the process to amend Section 25…

AfriForum investigating legal action regarding expropriation without compensation
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AfriForum investigating legal action regarding expropriation without compensation

The civil rights watchdog AfriForum has notified Parliament in writing that the organisation will consult its legal team regarding the option to declare the process which entails that Section 25 of the Constitution be amended to empower the state to expropriate property without compensation as illegal. This follows after attempts by the parliamentary committee – which…

AfriForum submits memorandum and petition against expropriation to Parliament
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AfriForum submits memorandum and petition against expropriation to Parliament

The civil rights organisation AfriForum submitted a memorandum and petition at Parliament today in which objections are raised against the proposed process of expropriation without compensation. A petition that was signed by nearly 250 000 concerned members of the public, in which objections against expropriation without compensation are raised, was also submitted to Parliament. Ernst Roets,…

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