Fears deliberate Senekal protests may finish in chaos
The pink berets will attend the court docket case of two suspects charged with killing 21-year-old Brendin Horner, however Afriforum is planning their very own protest.
Farmers within the Free State say they consider farm murders and farm assaults are fuelled by political rhetoric.
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The federal government has moved to handle security on farms following the brutal homicide of Horner just a few weeks in the past.
Afriforum has launched a world marketing campaign to cease farm murders and claims there’s white genocide taking place in South Africa.
However Free State farmers say this isn’t about white farmers, as a lot of their black colleagues are attacked or murdered on a regular basis.
When the 2 suspects who appeared in court docket for allegedly murdering Horner, indignant protesters stormed the court docket constructing and set a police automobile alight.
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This prompted a response from the EFF which has vowed to attend Friday’s court docket proceedings and meet any violence that’s meted out with violence of their very own.
Farmers say, as different sections of society organise themselves, it is necessary for them to organise themselves into farmers’ unions in order that they have the flexibility to guard themselves.
There are at the least seven self defence models in the cities surrounding the farms within the Free State however they’re divided on whether or not or to not attend court docket on Friday.