SA: Ramaphosa to seize wealth of white farmers
The Parliament of South Africa has passed a motion of resolution to seize land from white farmers without compensation.
Passed by an overwhelming majority of 241 votes to 83 votes against, the proposal to amend Section 25 of the South African Constitution would pave way to expropriation of the farms.
The resolution was put forward by the radical left Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party under the pretext of “restoration of dignity” of native Africans.
“We must ensure that we restore the dignity of our people without compensating the criminals who stole our land” – Julius Malema (pictured), the leader of EFF declared to the deputies.
In reaction the land grabs decision the Member of the European Parliament Janice Atkinson, UK, ENF, wrote a letter to UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, asking to react in protection of the white minority in South Africa.
The White Africans today constitute around 8% of the entire population of South Africa, their ancestors came to South African shores in the 17th century.