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MONEY, MURDER, AND HYPOCRISY
A BREXIT FACTS4EU.ORG SPECIAL REPORT
PART 1 - INTRODUCTION
This short series of articles is about something happening right now.
It's about an Establishment of EU elites with its own foreign policies of which Remoaner MPs and peoples around the EU27 aren’t even aware.
We will show you the hypocrisy and cynicism of the EU, in the face of the dire predicament of working people in a foreign country living under threat of torture and death, and the imminent seizure of their property and livelihoods.
WHILST THESE ARTICLES TALK ABOUT SOUTH AFRICA, AND HIGHLIGHT ITS PLIGHT,
THEY CLEARLY SHOW THE TRUE NATURE OF THE EU
We hope you will read this article and the ones that follow. Some busy people have kindly spoken exclusively for Brexit Facts4EU.Org, to inform you of what’s happening:
Some of those we've interviewed (or are trying to interview) for this series
Dr Corné Mulder MP (SA) and Chief Whip of FF Plus party
Janice Atkinson MEP and Vice-President of ENF
Dr Johan Burger, Institute for Security Studies, Pretoria
Katie Hopkins, journalist & conservative commentator
Lauren Southern, journalist & conservative commentator
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One of the above is a South African politician, one is an MEP from the EU Parliament, one is a South African expert on internal security, and two are journalists & conservative commentators. Janice Atkinson, Katie Hopkins, and Lauren Southern have all recently returned from separate fact-finding missions. They all have very interesting things to say.
JUST A FEW OF THE SHOCKING FACTS YOU’LL DISCOVER:
  • The EU has been funding South Africa since 1994
  • EU has ignored systematic white murder in South Africa for years
  • South Africa is about to expropriate citizens’ property, without compensation
  • The no.2 economy in Africa - and biggest in Southern Africa - is becoming dysfunctional
  • The EU Parliament won’t even allow South Africa to be discussed
SOME QUESTIONS YOU MIGHT WANT TO ASK:
If the EU condemned apartheid and backed sanctions in the 1960s-1990s, why isn’t white farmer genocide and expropriation of property without compensation condemned in the 2000s-2020s?
Remain voters, is this the EU you voted to remain in?
In the coming articles we will look in more detail at the EU’s hypocrisy over the South African government’s steady descent into anarchy. We will do this with the help of exclusive contributions from Janice Atkinson MEP, Katie Hopkins, Dr Corné Mulder MP (SA), Dr Johan Burger, and Lauren Southern.
OBSERVATIONS
We are fearful of a major international crisis on the horizon. What is happening in South Africa is deeply shocking, yet barely a word is heard in the mainstream media. And all of this is happening with the support of the EU elites in Brussels, who have yet to issue any condemnation of any kind.
This is something you won’t get on the BBC and we hope you will find this short series informative. You will certainly learn a lot about 'your' EU and the shocking, murderous situation for white farmers in South Africa.
And when it comes to the relevance for Brexit, it's important to continue shining a bright Brexit light on the failings of the European Union that we voted to leave in 2016.
[ Sources: Janice Atkinson | Katie Hopkins | Dr Corné Mulder MP (SA) | Dr Johan Burger, ISS | EU Commission | EU Council | EEAS | EU Parliament | ECHO | ANC | EFF | FFP ]
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Name: Michael Wood, West Wales      Date/Time: 01 Mar 2018, 5.55pm
Message: I have no personal experience of South Africa and have never been there. However, I know a local farmer who has a South African tenant. He - the farmer - has told me twice that his tenant says the white South Africans are preparing to take the country back and are just waiting for disturbances to break out in Europe on a large scale and they will then take whatever action they deem necessary. They feel that European Governments will have too much on their plate to worry about what is happening in Africa. Anecdotal, I know. I feel that the EU has bitten off more than it can chew and its time will end in violence! I always look at Facts4EU first thing each morning along with John Redwood's site. Another that is very useful and may be known to your contributors but you may edit out is Gates of Vienna. I support them financially! They had a piece recently on a Syrian migrant in Germany who has been allowed to have his two wives and six children kept by the state and with the prospect of bringing in a third wife from Syria. Surely the Germans are going to get sick and tired of the privileges afforded to these people who never intend to work and openly admit it as well. They are a complete waste of resources that will not produce a viable return for the Germans' money. Multiply this several times over and it is bound to lead to disaster, To think that we in Britain are also funding polygamy. I am about to make a small donation!

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 EU NOW BACKING COMMUNIST REGIME
Cyril Ramaphosa becomes President                                    © SA Parliament
1. South Africa to take its people’s property without compensation
2. Violence and murder against white minority goes unchecked
3. EU continues to back this communist regime with UK taxpayers' money
A BREXIT FACTS4EU.ORG SPECIAL REPORT
PART 2 - SOUTH AFRICA HEADS FOR ANARCHY
And the EU's (ex-Communist) head of foreign policy says nothing
On Tuesday in the South African Parliament, MPs voted to take the South African people’s property without compensation.
This is on top of years of a gradual descent into the systematic terrorism of white farmers which has recently reached grotesque proportions, with brutal murders every week.
Since its new beginnings in the post-Apartheid world of 1994, South Africa has slowly become a dysfunctional, undemocratic, violent and corrupt society from top to bottom, as we shall show.
AND YET, DESPITE THE ATROCITIES IN SOUTH AFRICA....
  • The EU still supports it,
  • It won't debate it
  • And it continues to spend your money on it
EU STILL BACKS SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT
While innocent men, women and children are being murdered and raped, the EU celebrates its ‘economic partnership’ with South Africa and attends EU-African summits to great fanfare, but has absolutely nothing to say about the atrocities.
Janice Atkinson, British MEP and Vice-President of the Europe for Nations and Freedom group of the EU Parliament, spoke exclusively to Brexit Facts4EU.Org. We will cover more of this interview later.
“Scandalously the European Parliament has refused my repeated requests for a debate on a situation. If this were happening in other countries, the EU would properly regard it as a humanitarian catastrophe in the making. Because it is South Africa the EU chooses to turn a blind eye.
 
“The world must open its eyes now to what is happening. If it does not it will have blood on its hands for not acting to prevent what will, tragically, be an entirely predictable catastrophe. Hand-wringing after the event will not be good enough.”
Ms Atkinson went over to South Africa in November and held meetings with parliamentarians and members of different communities. As an MEP she has tried to take action in Brussels.
“Last November, when I returned from my last trip to South Africa, I called on the European Parliament to debate the human rights atrocities and political situation in South Africa. It was declined.”
“I turned to my colleagues and said, 'this place tries to pride itself on upholding human rights and the rule of law. Unfortunately, the Parliament only recognises certain countries’ humans’ rights when it is safe to condemn individual countries or persons for political reasons.'”
“'But for a country like South Africa where they are desperate to believe in the Rainbow Nation, to think that those now in power, the unfortunate legacy of Nelson Mandela, it is too difficult and ideologically impossible to question its future, its human rights abuses and the lack of rule of law.'”
On Tuesday Ms Atkinson wrote an open letter to Boris Johnson regarding South Africa, which you can read here.
BBC HAS NO INTEREST - OTHERS ARE DOING THE REPORTING ONLINE
 
Katie Hopkins, journalist and conservative commentator, and now part of Rebel Media, is just back from South Africa where she spent two weeks investigating the true situation on the ground. While there she wrote:
“Being a white farmer in South Africa is statistically one of the most dangerous jobs on the planet.”
At the time Ms Hopkins wrote that there had been 41 attacks on white farms in 40 days.
Yesterday Katie Hopkins gave a lengthy and exclusive interview to the Editor of Facts4EU.Org:
“With the expropriation of property of course it can’t be seen as a legitimate state. The Cape Town water crisis shows this: they can’t guarantee water security. Coming up the pipeline is them becoming a net importer of food. Very soon they won’t be able to guarantee food security. If you can’t guarantee food and water, what else is there before you become not viable as a country?”
KATIE HOPKINS ON THE EU AND SOUTH AFRICA
“I want a commitment from the EU and from the main international aid donors that they are not going to deliver aid when South Africa can no longer feed itself. It happened in Zimbabwe and we gave them food aid. Please spend that aid on getting asylum for white farmers who – it is predicted – will be genocided out of the country within a 3-year time period.”
You can read much more of what Katie Hopkins told us in a subsequent article in this series. You can also find out more on her website.
WHAT HAPPENED IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN PARLIAMENT ON TUESDAY
We have been researching this series of articles for some time, but even we were taken aback by the speed of events this week.
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) President & Commander in Chief, Julius Malema, led the debate in parliament on Tuesday of this week:
Julius Malema, EFF                                    © SA Parliament
“The time for reconciliation is over. Now is the time for justice.”
"Land must be expropriated without compensation for equal distribution.”
- Julius Malema, President & Commander in Chief, EFF - SA Parliament 27 Feb 2018
The EFF describe themselves as Marxist-Leninists. The EFF is the third-largest party in both houses of the South African parliament, with 1.1 million votes in the 2014 general election.
The EFF have a protest song with a catchy lyric: “Kill the Boer, kill the white man.” Despite the obvious criminal and terrorist nature of this organisation, neither the South African government nor the EU has condemned it.
HERE IS WHAT THE SOUTH AFRICAN PARLIAMENT AGREED ON TUESDAY
The ruling ANC party agreed with the EFF in Parliament on Tuesday and said they would vote in support of the motion:
“The ANC unequivocally supports the principle of land expropriation without compensation as moved by the EFF.”
- Government Minister Gugile Nkwinti, ANC - SA Parliament 27 Feb 2018
OBSERVATIONS
A STATE TAKING LAND AND PROPERTY FROM ITS PEOPLE, WITHOUT COMPENSATION
A state, failing to protect an entire section of its population
In South Africa there is a terrorist organisation acting as a political party (the EFF). Then there is the government party (ANC) agreeing with the EFF that property shall be taken from its owners, without compensation.
In other words, the systematic and organised theft of property by the state will shortly be official South African policy.
NO CONDEMNATION FROM THE EU
Brexit Facts4EU.Org has conducted extensive research, unable to believe that the EU hasn’t condemned or made any comment on what is going on in South Africa.
The EU is a vast organisation but if someone has said something we can’t find it. The person whom the world would normally expect to speak up about such things is the Vice-President and High Commissioner, Federica Mogherini. Ms Mogherini is an Italian former communist who is the de facto Foreign Secretary of the EU.
The EU is quick to condemn people it doesn’t like. The President of the United States, for example, comes in for repeated criticism from the EU. He gets this even for posting a tweet.
Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Hungary, isn’t top of the EU elites' Christmas card lists either. He was the first national leader to address the EU’s migrant crisis in a practical way and some of his controversial policies were subsequently copied by many other EU states including Austria and Germany. Bizarrely this seemed to make him even more unpopular in Brussels.
In the EU Parliament and elsewhere Nigel Farage has possibly suffered more abuse at the hands of MEPs than anyone in the history of the EU. He has been repeatedly condemned by the heads of the various left and centre political groupings such as Guy Verhofstadt and Manfred Weber.
So in the EU we have an organisation capable of quick opinions and quick condemnations. But when it comes to ‘the Rainbow Nation’ of South Africa, the EU seems to have lost its voice.
In order to get some perspective on any matter, a modicum of history is helpful. In the next article we look back just 20 months, to around the time of the British EU Referendum.
We think you will find that article interesting. If you can help us to fund the remainder of this series of special reports on the EU and South Africa, there's a link to donate below. You can sponsor us publicly or be anonymous, with as small or large a donation as you wish!
[ Sources: Janice Atkinson | Katie Hopkins | Dr Corné Mulder MP (SA) | Dr Johan Burger, ISS | Lauren Southern | EU Commission | EU Council | EEAS | EU Parliament | ECHO | ANC | EFF | FFP ]
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Name: Steve R, UK      Date/Time: 03 Mar 2018, 09.15am
Message: S.African whites here should be able to claim refugee status, which would be for a genuine reason. Those left in SA need help to escape. A charity called Zane helps those left in terrible circumstances in Zimbabwe, including black people. Politicians and journalists in Europe will not be interested in reporting this.
Name: Shelagh Parker, Manchester      Date/Time: 03 Mar 2018, 08.40am
Message: Why is everybody too scared to pick up on the South African crisis and white genocide? I am originally from South Africa, I left 14 years ago, I had to unfortunately leave my daughters behind, with the dangerous situation I had to pull them out, Britain wants to send them back, very well educated but cannot work because the Tier 2 visa is useless, and companies here are too scared to employ South Africans, because they are charged the earth and penalised for bringing SA's in. As for whites waiting to take back SA, not a hope in hell will that happen. They are outnumbered and there will be a slaughter of whites, as there is anyway. White people in SA have become unemployable, because you have to employ a black man, whether he is qualified or not, so many whites in squatter camps, just waiting to be killed. How sad when all our fathers and grandfathers fought in the war for the British. My son in law's grandfather earned an MBE, does this matter to Britain? No.

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 SOUTH AFRICA – ONE OF THE
EU’S FAMOUS TRADE DEALS
SA Parliament dances for new President                                    © SA Parliament
DO YOU REMEMBER JUNE 2016? WE DO
A BREXIT FACTS4EU.ORG SPECIAL REPORT
PART 3 - SOUTH AFRICA, THE EU, AND TRADE
South Africa is the EU's largest trading partner in Africa. A member of the African Caribbean Pacific group of countries, South Africa has been the strongest of sub-Saharan Africa's economies.
To look at trade between the EU and South Africa, we need to take you back a couple of years.
On 10th June 2016, there were less than two weeks to go before the date of the biggest referendum in the history of the United Kingdom.
In the corridors of EU power in Brussels, the mood was relaxed. No-one seriously thought that the British people would see through the overwhelming brainwashing that had been conducted by the UK government, the Remain campaign, the Establishment in the UK, the Establishments of all developed countries, and all the international ‘expert’ bodies such as the IMF and OECD.
It was going to be closer than anyone in Brussels wanted, but it would be a Remain vote. Even if most British people had profound doubts about the EU, the majority would never vote for the economic Armageddon they’d been threatened with. Life after 23rd June 2016 would carry on as normal. So, on Friday 10th June 2016 the EU elites in Brussels were in a good mood.
MEANWHILE, IN AFRICA, IN JUNE 2016....
On that June day in Kasane, Botswana, the EU’s Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Malmström, sat down and signed an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with six countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).
Cecilia Malmstrom, EU Trade Commissioner                                    © SABC
This Economic Partnership Agreement was signed with South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, and Swaziland – the so-called ‘SADC EPA group’. This agreement got no coverage in the UK.
IS THIS A BIG DEAL?
To get a clue as to how big this ‘economic partnership’ deal was, we went to the speech of the EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom – a woman who was appointed by Jean-Claude Juncker to the trade job, with no trade experience. No, she really doesn’t have any: Take a look at her CV here.
Ms Malmstrom opened her speech in Botswana by saying:
“As the name suggests, this deal is about making clear that our relationship is a partnership of equals.”
- Cecilia Malmstrom, EU Trade Commissioner - Botswana, 10 June 2016
Oh dear. When she said this, everyone present in Kasane Botswana knew it was nonsense, so why say it?
Fact: EU GDP $17,112 billion: Combined GDP of the SADC EPA Group countries: $392.4 billion
© Facts4EU.Org 2018
This was never, ever, about “a partnership of equals.”
To try to give you some idea of how ridiculous this statement was, we originally tried putting the EU28's GDP into the above chart, instead of the UK's. At $17,112.9 billion dollars last year, the EU28's line on the chart was so huge that South Africa's line was tiny and all the other countries disappeared completely.
The combined GDP of the EU28 is 44 times that of the combined GDP of the SADC EPA Group.
In fact, this deal was not even what the EU said it was at the time, because it failed to include Mozambique as advertised. This is normal for EU trade announcements. They are trumpeted loudly and often. Frequently the same deal is announced more than once during the years that they take to come into force. Each time it sounds like the EU has just done something special.
This deal with South Africa and neighbouring countries was no different. It was announced in 2016, but in fact one of the six countries, Mozambique, has only just finally agreed to it, on 05 February this year. That's 3 weeks ago.
EU PROMOTING ITSELF IN SOUTH AFRICA
One thing the EU has always been good at is promoting itself - even when the claims it makes seldom stand up to close scrutiny.
HERE IS WHAT THE EU CLAIMS WHEN IT COMES TO AFRICA:-
  • €21 billion development aid was provided to Africa in 2016 by the EU and its member states, the largest aid donors on the continent
  • €32 billion were invested in Africa by EU companies in 2015, accounting for around one third of the overall foreign direct investment in Africa
  • €3.35 billion are allocated to the European fund for sustainable development, which should trigger up to €44 billion of investments
  • 7 civilian and military missions are deployed across Africa
  • €1.4 billion are committed to educational programmes in Africa from 2014 to 2020
OBSERVATIONS
In order for a country to prosper it must - amongst other things - have a stable political environment and operate under a legal framework where investors feel that their money is protected under law.
Sadly the situation in South Africa has deteriorated to such an extent that state expropriation - theft - of assets and property is now being planned. Even more regrettably, we can find no evidence of the EU encouraging or exhorting the South African government to uphold international norms. With the EU28 countries combined being South Africa's largest market, the EU could have used its influence. It has not done so.
SOUTH AFRICANS DESERVE BETTER THAN THIS
South Africa has immense potential as an important economy, with its huge natural wealth. Unfortunately no-one is going to invest in the country if the government itself fails to respect property and asset ownership. It's now essential for both the EU and for the UK government to use all the leverage at their disposal to prevent the imminent catastrophe from occurring.
Even if the EU won't take up the cause of natural justice for the citizens whose property and assets are going to be stolen, surely the EU must represent the interests of the thousands of EU companies who have invested in South Africa?
In Part 4 of this series we will look at how the EU has embedded itself in South Africa, signing what are effectively political treaties. Given what is now going on in South Africa, the EU should start to re-think these very quickly indeed.
We will also uncover some of the most worrying aspects of the EU's foreign relationships. We show how what should be simple trade arrangements are dominated by what are in effect political treaties.
Given that the EU's relationship with South Africa is so political, we then question why the EU has failed to say a single word about the atrocities and the unacceptable and unconstitutional behaviour now taking place there. There has not been any concern that another mass migration crisis may be on the verge of happening. With citizens under attack physically and under threat of having their property seized, the EU will need to think about asylum measures. If it is not already doing so, the Dutch government also needs to step up to the plate.
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[ Sources: Janice Atkinson | Katie Hopkins | Dr Corné Mulder MP (SA) | Dr Johan Burger, ISS | Lauren Southern | EU Commission | EU Council | EEAS | EU Parliament | ECHO | ANC | EFF | FFP ]
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 EU HAS INFLUENCE
BUT STAYS SILENT UNDER
DARK SOUTH AFRICAN SKIES
SA Parliament dances for new President                                    © SA Parliament
A BREXIT FACTS4EU.ORG SPECIAL REPORT
PART 4 - EU FAILS TO USE INFLUENCE TO STOP DESCENT INTO CHAOS
This article aims to show up the EU’s foreign policy agenda and the EU’s hypocrisy in failing to counsel and warn South Africa before it becomes an international pariah state.
BREXIT FACTS4EU.ORG SUMMARY
  • EU has many foreign policies which never seem to be known about by the British people
  • It has a “Joint Africa-EU Strategy” with South Africa
  • It also has a Multi-annual Indicative Programme (MIP) 2014-2020
  • The EU also has a Development Cooperation Instrument (DCI), almost €¼ billion of funding
  • It had a big EU-African summit as recently as November last year
  • It has agreements with SA covering good governance and social cohesion
  • Yet it has failed to say one word about the genocide or state theft of property
NOTE FOR READERS WITHOUT MUCH TIME
If you’re short of time, jump to the ‘Observations’ in the pale pink box at the end. Do please come back to the main body of this article though – it contains some very interesting stuff!
THE NEW, POST-APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA
Firstly, a very quick bit of history. The first post-apartheid general election was held in South Africa on 27 April 1994, with Nelson Mandela becoming President on 10 May of that year.
The African National Congress (ANC) party won 62.65% of the vote. A ‘Government of National Unity’ was established, with a cabinet made up of 12 ANC representatives, 6 from the National Party, and 3 from the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP).
In the past 24 years a lot has changed. In Part 3 above we described the EU’s ‘Economic Partnership Agreement’ which was signed in 2016. This is just part of a complex web of other agreements which the EU has signed with South Africa. This article describes a few of the main ones in the last 10 years or so.
[NOTE: We have documented a great deal more information on this. What follows is our summary which we have kept as short as possible.]
THE AFRICA-EU STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP
In 2006 the EU and South Africa signed a “Joint Africa-EU Strategy”
The Joint EU-Africa strategy has four ‘objectives’. The second of these is as follows:
“To strengthen and promote peace, security, democratic governance and human rights, fundamental freedoms, gender equality, sustainable economic development, including industrialisation, and regional and continental integration in Africa, and to ensure that all the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are met in all African countries by the year of 2015.”
- Joint EU-Africa Strategy, 28 April 2006, 9th draft
We have highlighted the second objective because it makes clear what the EU constantly tries to do. Any agreement of any kind that the EU makes with countries always seems to include many social or political elements. We comment on this further in ‘Observations’ below.
2014 – THE JUNCKER YEARS
By 2014 there was a new EU Commission headed by Jean-Claude Juncker and the EU was still trying to move things forward with African countries. At the fourth EU-Africa Summit held on 2-3 April 2014 in Brussels, the EU produced one of its famous ‘roadmaps’.
In it, the priorities were re-set as follows:
  1. Peace and Security
  2. Democracy, Good Governance and Human Rights
  3. Human development
  4. Sustainable and inclusive development and growth and continental integration
  5. Global and emerging issues
MULTI-ANNUAL INDICATIVE PROGRAMME FOR SOUTH AFRICA 2014-2020
This was agreed in 2015. During 2014-2020, EU Cooperation with South Africa was set to focus on 3 main sectors, namely:
  1. Employment creation (joblessness is at 37% - much more for young people)
  2. Education, training and innovation
  3. Building a capable and developmental state
You may wish to reflect on how these priorities sound like those of a government, not a friendly trading organisation keen to expand its business.
€241 million was allocated from the EU budget to South Africa as part of this programme. This is in addition to the much larger monies donated individually by EU member states such as the UK, which of course were not part of EU contributions and which the EU should not take credit for.
2017 SAW INCREASED EFFORTS BY THE EU TO PUSH “THE PARTNERSHIP”
EU leaders with the African Union in Ivory Coast, Nov 2017                                    © African Union
By May last year the EU’s de facto Foreign Secretary, the Italian ex-Communist Federica Mogherini, and the Commission issued a joint communication for “a renewed impetus of the Africa-EU Partnership”. The Foreign Affairs Council welcomed the joint communication at its meeting on 15 May 2017.
Then, late last year the 5th African Union - European Union (AU-EU) Summit took place on 29-30 November 2017 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. You will note that as with so much else connected with the EU’s African adventures, this summit took place in a former French colony. The theme of this Summit was “Investing in Youth for Accelerated Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development”.
Here was the EU Council President’s take on the Summit:
"As you know, the European Union is Africa’s biggest partner and closest neighbour. Its biggest investor, its biggest trading partner, its biggest provider of development aid and humanitarian assistance as well as its biggest contributor in peace and security. And this summit demonstrated our determination to reinforce our partnership even more."
- President Tusk at the press conference of the AU-EU summit, 30 November 2017
No EU Summit is ever complete without a worthy ‘declaration’ at the end, and this summit was no exception. We don’t usually bore readers with the nature of proclamations which the EU favours but for once we will, to make a point. Here is just a small excerpt from the Declaration of the EU-Africa Summit in November:-
“We emphasize our common interest and opportunity for a paradigm shift to an even stronger, mutually beneficial partnership in the spirit of shared ownership, responsibility, reciprocity, respect and mutual accountability and transparency. As two Unions, we support regional unity, integration and speaking with One Voice in the management and implementation of this partnership, in which the regional Economic Communities have their place. We commit to stronger mutual engagement and a more coordinated approach to ensure effective multilateralism, including through stronger AU-EU cooperation at the UN and other international institutions. We will also strengthen AU-EU-UN trilateral cooperation;”
No, we haven’t got a clue either.
This document runs to 13 pages, and buried in all the jargon is a section on ‘Governance’. This is highly relevant to South Africa and its direction of travel.
Here is an excerpt:
“We are committed to mutually respectful, constructive and equal political dialogue on equal footing aimed at enhancing democracy, good governance and human rights in line with the provisions of the UN Charter, the African Union Constitutive Act and related AU Governance frameworks and the EU Lisbon Treaty;”
And here’s something about corruption:
“We commit to joining efforts to combat corruption in the private and public sectors in our two continents, and promote international cooperation in line with the current internationally agreed standards to combat illicit financial flows and tax avoidance and evasion, and strengthen asset recovery, in order to foster sustainable development, particularly in light of the declaration by the Assembly of the African Union of 2018 as the year of “Winning the Fight Against Corruption: A Sustainable Path for Africa’s Transformation;”
There is then a long section about investment and development. This last part is particularly relevant given the billions that the EU is giving to Africa. Here is an excerpt:
“We commit to promoting responsible and sustainable public and private capital, and to that effect we welcome the launch of the European External Investment Plan, as an integral financing mechanism to crowd in investments from financial institutions and the private sector, which will complement other similar de-risking instruments. This will focus on value-adding, human investment and skills sectors with the highest potential for sustainable job creation and low-emissions climate resilient and sustainable development, such as agriculture, agro-business, manufacturing, the ocean economy, the circular economy, sustainable energy and digitalization, thereby assisting African countries to implement their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to the Paris Agreement;”
Overall, the number of commitments in this area are worrying. The document ends as follows:-
“We commit to promote good governance in global Institutions to make them more accountable, representative, balanced, effective, inclusive, participatory and transparent; we undertake to promote the dialogue of civilizations and tolerance as ingredients for global peace.”
OBSERVATIONS
We feel compelled to point out something so obvious that it’s easy to miss it.
The last time we looked, there wasn’t a country called ‘Africa’ and neither was there a country called ‘the European Union’. And yet the EU Council President talks as though this is the case and says “the European Union is Africa’s biggest partner and closest neighbour”.
EU leaders being entertained, Cote d'Ivoire, Nov 2017                                    © African Union
This is all part of the subconscious reshaping of people’s understanding of the world in which they live. African countries vary wildly in every respect, as do countries which are members of the EU. It simply isn’t appropriate to lump them all together like this unless you are of the globalist ‘no borders’ persuasion.
THE EU'S FOCUS ON SOCIAL ENGINEERING
For years we've been analysing the EU's work. Recently, trade has become a big topic in Brussels. This happened as a result of the EU Referendum in the UK. Suddenly the EU's performance as a trade negotiator was under the spotlight.
People like us pointed out that the EU was singularly bad at the one thing which had supposedly justified this club in the first place - grouping together to trade together and to negotiate better trade deals globally.
Suddenly in 2016 you couldn't move in Brussels for trade deals being announced or discussed. In 2015 there were just 5 Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) listed on the EU Commission's website. By 2016, 'economic partnership' deals like the one with South Africa were re-classified as FTAs. Now Remoaner MPs in the UK glibly talk of the UK losing out on the "60 or so" free trade agreements that the EU has negotiated for us. Most of these were simply re-classifications of various 'cooperation' deals. If you asked these MPs, they wouldn't be able to describe what a single one covered, nor what benefit it brings to the UK.
In reality, the EU does social engineering deals, with trade tacked on. Trade is not something many Commissioners have any knowledge of. Regrettably, that even includes the Trade Commissioner herself, Ms Malmstrom. Where they are far more comfortable is in vague concepts of a political or social engineering nature. Look above at the 'priorities' and 'objectives' set out by the EU to South Africa in its agreements. The emphasis is all on society, employment, climate, sustainability, 'yuman' rights, gender issues, etc.
EU IS HOIST BY ITS OWN PETARD
South Africa is in trouble. A mass insanity has been allowed to spread amongst a small proportion of the populace, without an effective opposing argument. This seems to have scared the ruling ANC into adopting the Marxist-Leninist policies and practices of the red-jumpsuited pseudo-military EFF.
With the steady but systematic murder of a minority section of the population, and the imminent expropriation of land and assets, what is the EU saying?
Nothing.
Given the fact that the EU packs its agreements with politico-social objectives and requirements, you would think they would jump at the chance to exert some influence via the agreements they've signed with South Africa over the last 20 years. It appears not.
IS THIS REALLY WHAT THE BRITISH PEOPLE CAN TOLERATE?
We find this to be a complete disgrace and hope you do too. We've published this series of articles because it was right to do so, and because it exposes the hypocritical EU with all its unpleasant airs and graces.
We maintain our view that if the British television media had done its job over the last 20 years, and had shown the EU the way it really is, a Referendum would have been held much earlier and the Leave vote would have been huge.
IS THIS REALLY WHAT THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY CAN TOLERATE?
The story of what has been happening in South Africa has been hidden from the world. We hope our series of articles will help to throw a bright Brexit light onto what is becoming a shameful period in that country's history. The ANC, the EFF and others must be called out. Intense pressure must be brought to be bear to persuade the ANC government to pull back from the disastrous direction it is taking.
MORE: We have more important articles for you which will be coming here soon. In particular we will cover the appalling violence, sexual attacks, and murders which are being committed against a mostly white community in rural areas. Please come back. And if there's any way you could help us with a small (or large!) donation we would be very grateful. Journalism like ours takes time, and we need your support to keep going.
[ Sources: Janice Atkinson | Katie Hopkins | Dr Corné Mulder MP (SA) | Dr Johan Burger, ISS | Lauren Southern | EU Commission | EU Council | EEAS | EU Parliament | ECHO | ANC | EFF | FFP ]
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 HOW LITTLE THE EU
CARES FOR SOUTH AFRICA
                                    © EEAS
A BREXIT FACTS4EU.ORG SPECIAL REPORT
PART 5 - THREE DAYS IN MARCH
The EU has a diplomatic service. It's called the European External Action Service. Within this is the Delegation of the European Union to South Africa based in Pretoria. If the EU were a country, this would be the embassy.
EU IN SOUTH AFRICA - GAY RIGHTS, AND HATE SPEECH
We took a look at the "EUinSA" Twitter account, because the EU loves to promote itself continually on social media. Sure enough, the EU's diplomatic mission has been busy.... on LGBT rights and on hate speech.
EU's diplomatic mission in SA                                         © Twitter
EU's diplomatic mission in SA                                         © Twitter
OBSERVATIONS
PROOF THE EU DOESN'T CARE ABOUT SOUTH AFRICA
Since Friday when we launched this series of special reports on the EU and South Africa, emphasising the crisis in SA and the EU's lack of interest, we have received a lot of messages.
To those of you supporting our efforts to try to bring this to the attention of lawmakers in Brussels, London and Washington, thank you.
However some of you have expressed doubts about whether our reports were correct.
You found it hard to believe that the EU has had no interest in what's been going on in SA, and especially that they have said nothing about latest extraordinary legislative moves in the SA Parliament from the EFF and ANC to expropriate property and assets without compensation. Many of you have also found it hard to believe that the EU hasn't expressed outrage over what appears to be a coordinated campaign of murders of a section of the South African community.
Above we have offered some simple proof. We could have produced links to all the EU sites we monitor, where nothing is being said, but as usual we found a very graphic way of showing you.
There's nothing about the events in Parliament on Tuesday when the ANC governing party backed an EFF extremist measure to expropriate property and assets.
Nothing about the continuing campaign of violence directed towards rural farms, where farmers fear for their lives nightly.
Just the usual stuff about LGBTI rights and what the EU is doing about alleged hate speech - or speech it doesn't like.
We will continue with our articles in this series. The next two pieces involve interviews with people who know what's really happening in South Africa. Do please contribute something to support our work if you can.
[ Sources: EU Commission | EU Council | EEAS | EU Parliament | ECHO | Twitter ]
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Name: Jon, Wales      Date/Time: 06 Mar 2018, 05.17am
Message: The series of articles showing EU involvement in Africa raises fundamental issues. The EU commission have I consider gone way above their 'remit'. What was originally a trading arrangement between a handful of like-minded countries with similar economies and culture, has become wholly political in the extreme, and enlarged out of all proportion without seeking consent from peoples affected. The European Union is not a country, but that is exactly how it's behaving. So out of hand it is, the commission demands it has an 'EU army'. One must therefore question why a commission of a non-country is 'forcing' its members to form this EU army, with its wealthier members paying most of the bill. The answer in my view is relatively straightforward. The EU commission continue to move in one direction only to create their superstate, even if they deny this? National parliaments and cultures will cease to exist over time. To deny their [obvious] ambitions, would mean they don't require an 'EU army'? When we exit the EU, we can help African nations to help themselves. We can remove some tariffs to that end, but we don't need to keep throwing £billions at it. We certainly did not give our consent for the EU commission to use UK money like water. It appears there remains a lack of transparency with EU matters, yet EU commissioner's continue to enjoy taxpayer funded luxury?
 SO WHAT EXACTLY IS WRONG
IN SOUTH AFRICA, KATIE?
                                    © SA Today
PART 6 - THE HOPKINS INTERVIEW
There’s a real crisis in South Africa. It has been developing for years and has got much worse recently.
You’re not seeing it on your TV screens. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t happening.
 
Brexit Facts4EU.Org spoke exclusively to someone who has just returned from an investigative trip to South Africa – Ms Katie Hopkins. For those who don’t know her, Ms Hopkins is a journalist formerly of the Sun and then the MailOnline - until last year when she was forced out for her strong opinions.
Katie Hopkins is the bête noire for the Left, the uncomfortable truth for MPs and MEPs in the centre ground of UK and EU politics, and the golden girl for many of those on the Right.
The calm surrounds of her Devon home in England with her husband and children are a long way from the dangers faced by ordinary people in South Africa – dangers faced by Ms Hopkins when she left the security of rural Devon and ventured out there with a film crew last month.
Left: Katie Hopkins
What follows are edited highlights of Katie’s conversation with our Editor. To get the best out of what follows we recommend reading Part 1 of this series so that you know who the main players in this drama are.
Q: People in the UK and the rest of the EU are not seeing on their TV news what’s happening in South Africa. What’s the situation?
“There are accounts of tortures and murders which is terrible and people can see and understand that. It’s the easiest to convey to an outsider. But the reality of South Africa is not only the farm murders, that’s not the whole story.
The rest of the story is the ANC [governing party], who are the front-facing voice with Cyril Ramaphosa seeming very reasonable, etc, saying he’s going to sort out corruption.
The view from those good people who still work inside the structures in South Africa is that the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) are the real face of South African politics. The EFF are the ones with red berets you’ll have seen, singing “Kill the Boers, kill the white man” in the street, making throat-slitting actions, etc. They sit in the South African parliament like a little group of soldiers.
The big thing is that farm murders are actually a consequence of the policies of the ANC’s capitulation on land expropriation because Cyril Ramaphosa now says it is policy. It can be taken back without compensation. The EFF translates that as “kill white farmers”.
So in a way the story is the other way around – the cause is what’s happened in parliament last week – acting to take people’s property - and the effect is the story I’ve told about genocide of whites in South Africa.”
We would normally at this point provide a link to Hansard, so that you could read the key elements with regard to land expropriation in the parliamentary debate. Unfortunately unlike the UK parliament, the SA parliament’s Hansard runs over two weeks behind, so we don’t have the record for last Tuesday.
Instead we can bring you a video of Julius Malema. Mr Malema is the President & “Commander in Chief” of the EFF, the Marxist-Leninist party which proposed the motion to confiscate land and assets from the people. Here he is speaking in the debate in the South African parliament.
THE INTERVIEW CONTINUES
Ms Hopkins, is South Africa still a legitimate member of the international community?
“With the expropriation of property of course it can’t be seen as a legitimate state.
The Cape Town water crisis shows this. They can’t guarantee water security and coming up the pipeline is to become a net importer of food. Very soon they won’t be able to guarantee food security. If you can’t guarantee food and water, what else is there before you become not viable as a country?
The EFF support rate is going up exponentially from what I’ve seen. They love the way Julius Malema talks and what he says, about killing whites. He speaks a language they understand.
The EFF work force is going around organising these gangs that attack farmers – they go, they pretend to be a farm worker, they infiltrate the farm, they get all the knowledge about the farm, and then they’re the link man for the attack. And the police are working with them. If you get arrested and you’re an EFF supporter, you’re a brother and you’re let go or your file is lost.
We have evidence on camera of serving policemen telling us that the police are equipping farm attackers with the weapons they need for the attacks. It’s a lot more sinister than a couple of people doing murders.”
What would you like the EU, the British government, and the governments of other EU countries to do?
“Okay, three things:-
1. They could at least recognise it. They could acknowledge that it’s happening and that it’s an issue. That taking back land without compensation has ramifications on the ground. And the uptick in murder rate in the last two years is significant.
2. They – the UK, parts of Europe, Australia, the US, and Holland in particular because of the language and cultural links – could offer immediate asylum to white South Africans and offer to help their passage for those who can’t afford to leave the land and who are too poor. They need emergency asylum. They want to work. They still want to work hard as they do in South Africa.
 
3. Finally I want a commitment from the EU and from the main international aid donors that they are not going to deliver aid when South Africa can no longer feed itself. It happened in Zimbabwe and we gave them food aid. Please spend that aid on getting asylum for white farmers who – it is predicted – will be genocided out of the country within a 3-year time period.
That’s my big emotional plea.”
Do you have any final thoughts for our readers?
“My final thoughts: For me as a mum of three kids, at night sometimes my little boy thinks that monsters come. I can tell him they don’t.
On South African farms, when you hear a noise at night it really could be the monster. The husband and the wife get their guns and prepare themselves to defend their children from real monsters. That’s the reality and that’s what I hope your readers might think about.”
OBSERVATIONS
Katie Hopkins went to South Africa at great personal risk. Yes, she's a marmite character and some readers will hate the fact that we chose to interview her at all. Too bad. She actually went out there to see for herself and to fact find, which is more than many journalists have done.
                                    © Katie Hopkins
Ms Hopkins is one of several people we have spoken to during this series who have had direct and personal experience of what is happening in South Africa.
The excerpts above are just that and you can see much more at her website. Suffice it to say that we saw nothing phoney about her passion and her concern for people who have nowhere to turn and who are being ignored by the governments and aid agencies of the world.
WHAT THE EU ISN'T DOING
Given the big noise the EU is constantly making about its relationship with Africa, and all the numerous agreements it has signed with South Africa over the last 25 years, you would have thought the EU would have said something, if it is not to seem grossly hypocritical.
There are two major concerns it could be addressing. Firstly there’s the urgent humanitarian concern for the lives of the predominantly white farmers in the rural areas of South Africa, made worse by the apparent corruption endemic within the police and security forces.
Secondly there is the planned land grab, which will virtually turn South Africa into a communist state. It is this pseudo legal move which is giving a spur to the terrorists in the rural areas.
Some members of the EU Commission are former communists, not the least of whom being the EU’s de facto Foreign Secretary Federica Mogherini. It seems that the Commissioners are happy to stand by, saying nothing, while a major ‘partner’ (according to all their PR for many years) falls into decay and ruin, and becomes a failed communist state like Venezuela.
THE FACTS... AND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS
Over the last few weeks Brexit Facts4EU.Org has been speaking to people in South Africa in an attempt to get as many facts as possible. This has not been easy but in the next article we will be able to show the reality of what has been happening, in facts and figures. We will also publish what some key players told us directly.
For those who would attack us with emotion or abuse, we ask you please to wait until we've published the research we've conducted into the facts surrounding crime and the links to political power in South Africa.
In the next article we will sum up the problem with the EU’s foreign policy approach to South Africa – which personifies its poor performance in all other foreign policy spheres. We will comment on why the EU should allow the UK and USA to lead on a programme of pressure which needs to be brought to bear on the South African government.
Once again we make a plea for anyone who is not already a donor to make a small contribution. We rely solely on individual members of the public like you in order to bring you such a range of facts and analysis.
[ Sources: Katie Hopkins | My Africa | SA Today ]
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 SOUTH AFRICA & THE EU
EU leaders being entertained, Cote d'Ivoire, Nov 2017                                    © African Union
A REMINDER:
  • South Africa to take its people’s property without compensation
  • Violence and murder against white minority goes unchecked
  • EU continues to back this communist regime with UK taxpayers' money
A BREXIT FACTS4EU.ORG SPECIAL REPORT
PART 7 - THIS MIGHT MATTER MORE THAN YOU THINK
In the article below we complete our current series on the EU and South Africa with some sobering stuff.
In our previous articles we’ve looked at many aspects of the terrible situation that has been developing there. South Africa is the 2nd most important economy on the African continent after Nigeria, excluding Egypt which is usually deemed Arab rather than African.
We’ve looked at the politics of South Africa and the EU’s own foreign policy towards South Africa. We’ve looked at how the EU has been very keen to talk about trade, and we’ve reported on its support for the regime, but when it comes to human rights abuses – particularly against whites – we’ve shown that the EU goes strangely silent.
Against a backdrop of an extreme, vocal, minority, left-wing totalitarian party exerting increasing influence, we’ve also shown that the EU refuses even to discuss the situation by holding a debate in the EU parliament.
EU STILL BACKS SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT
The EU attends EU-African summits to great fanfare, but has absolutely nothing to say about the atrocities.
One person who tried to get this subject debated in Brussels is Janice Atkinson, British MEP and Vice-President of the Europe for Nations and Freedom group of the EU Parliament. She spoke exclusively to Brexit Facts4EU.Org:
“Scandalously the European Parliament has refused my repeated requests for a debate on a situation. If this were happening in other countries, the EU would properly regard it as a humanitarian catastrophe in the making. Because it is South Africa the EU chooses to turn a blind eye.
 
On 6th April Neven Mimica will go on another official visit to South Africa. He is a Croatian politician and diplomat who serves as European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development in Juncker’s Commission.
OBSERVATIONS
No doubt during his visit, the EU Commissioner will promise to continue to send vast amounts of EU taxpayer money there. Things may be falling apart but the EU can’t possibly be seen to lose face.
The article below gives cold, hard facts about the desperate situation in South Africa.
We do not intend to let the EU elites go quietly unto the night on this one.
[ Sources: Janice Atkinson | Katie Hopkins | Dr Corné Mulder MP (SA) | Dr Johan Burger, (African) Institute for Security Studies |
Lauren Southern | TAUSA | Major-General Van Zyl | SA Government documents | EU Commission | EU Council | EEAS | EU Parliament | ECHO | ANC | EFF | FFP ]
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 THE ATROCITIES WHICH
THE EU WILL NOT FACE
Extreme-left, racist EFF party pushing violent agenda                                    © unknown
A BREXIT FACTS4EU.ORG SPECIAL REPORT
PART 8 - THE COLD HARD FACTS, THE EU, AND GRIM READING
Before you read on to discover the appalling growth in serious violent crime against parts of the community in South Africa, we invite you to recall the following from our series so far:
BREXIT FACTS4EU.ORG SUMMARY:
  • The EU has been funding South Africa since 1994
  • EU has ignored systematic white murder in South Africa for years
  • South Africa is about to expropriate citizens’ property, without compensation
  • The no.2 economy in Africa - and biggest in Southern Africa - is becoming dysfunctional
  • The EU Parliament won’t even allow South Africa to be discussed
When seeking the truth in South Africa, it can happen that incontrovertible facts are hard to come by. When it comes to the very emotive subject of farm attacks and murders this is most definitely true.
RURAL COMMUNITIES THREATENED WITH MURDER, RAPE, TORTURE
To give but one example, for reasons best known to themselves the South African police stopped recording separate crime statistics on this type of rural crime in 2006. As result, the trade association for South African farms stepped up and started recording details themselves.
As a result we now have two sets of data to look at over the last 10 years or so.
Brexit Facts4EU has looked in depth at information available from the authorities in South Africa, including from the South African Police Service (SAPS). In an effort to resolve conflicts in data we also spoke at length to Africa’s Institute for Security Studies, as well as to a former General in the South African Defence Force and now the rural safety specialist for TAUSA, the farmer’s trade association.
We conducted extensive interviews and reviewed a great many documents. In our opinion the two charts below are a reasonable representation of what might now be considered to be a systematic state-backed genocide against rural farmers.
© Facts4EU.Org 2018
The graph above shows the huge increase in violent attacks taking place against rural farms. As you can see, there has been a 4-fold jump in violent attacks this decade. These are classified as ‘incidents’ as no-one was killed, although in many of the cases injuries were very severe.
We must stress that when we write of violent attacks, these are almost unimaginable attacks in their brutality, their duration, and their inhumanity.
We do not propose to be graphic here, because we have seen reports and photos of things we would not wish to have seen and we do not propose to share these. For clarity we would have to describe some of these attacks as employing systematic torture. The persons carrying out these crimes are inhuman in their behaviour.
In other words, the purpose of the attacks is to carry out such atrocities that a terrorist climate is created whereby all farmers and their families will simply pack up and run for their lives.
© Facts4EU.Org 2018
The graph above shows the concomitant increase in murders in rural communities. There has been an increase of 71% in only 7 years. Taken with the huge rise in violent and sadistic attacks, the climate is one of terror.
It is not only white farmers who have been attacked.
As the attackers seem often to be motivated partly by a communist philosophy, black-owned farms have also been hit. In the mortality figures we have analysed from 1990 to 2018, 12.5% of the dead were black.
FARMING IS OVER TWICE AS DANGEROUS AS POLICING
Looking at how the figures stack up against the society at large, we were able to make a direct comparison between the likelihood of being murdered as a member of the general public, being murdered as a police officer, or being murdered if you are a farmer. Unfortunately the news is not good for farmers.
We used figures from 2013 which could show a direct comparison between all three groups.
© Facts4EU.Org 2018
WHAT DO THE SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE HAVE TO SAY?
The South African Police Service (SAPS) is of course very defensive about the situation we have described above and they had previously tried to stop reporting these figures altogether.
Following protests they have now re-started collecting and reporting statistics. These show that the increase in violence against South African farms has jumped by even more than TAUSA’s figures would suggest. (TAUSA’s figures are the ones we used above.)
For example, in just the last year alone according to the SA Police:-
  • Attacks on farms increased by 43% last year (TAUSA 15%)
  • Murders on farms increased by 51% last year (TAUSA 15%)
OUR CHARTS FOR LAST YEAR'S HUGE RISES, BASED ON OFFICIAL POLICE FIGURES
© Facts4EU.Org 2018
© Facts4EU.Org 2018
As you can see, if we look at the latest data it seems clear that TAUSA have significantly underestimated the size of the problem. This is unsurprising because TAUSA have always said they preferred to understate rather than exaggerate the figures. It is also a fact that TAUSA have had to rely on incomplete and voluntary reporting, whereas official police figures should cover all territories and properties.
WHAT ARE THE SA POLICE DOING?
During our investigations it became clear that political correctness and South Africa’s rush to replace whites in positions of responsibility has resulted in some potentially highly unfortunate outcomes.
It is troubling when we were told by the representative from the Institute for Security Studies that:-
“For most of the past decade, the individuals appointed to the most senior and powerful posts in the SAPS, a 198,000-strong police service, have had no policing experience.”
We do not have space here to detail all our findings but we have very serious misgivings about the very poor quality of those now in the most senior positions, governing policing in South Africa.
OBSERVATIONS
COLLUSION OF THE STATE IN WHITE GENOCIDE?
Above we have presented facts and figures. We now feel compelled to enter a territory which is more difficult to quantify.
We do not have a smoking gun. That's to say that we don't have a single damning piece of evidence showing that these appalling crimes are being committed with state collusion, involvement or support.
We don't have copy of a letter or email written between, say, a government minister and a regional police chief, or between a top police official and the prosecution service.
However you may want to consider what follows, if you are a reasonably-minded person.
What we have seen are numerous examples of cases where there appears to be widespread collusion between the state and the perpetrators of this appalling and savage violence.
Somehow, those who appear to have been involved in terrible crimes have been released for no good reason. Government-quality transmission-blocking equipment has been used to prevent farmers from reporting they were under attack, meaning that torture could go on for many hours with no risk of police arriving. And there are many more disturbing examples.
Unfortunately we are unable to show you direct evidence in order to protect those who have given us the information. Perhaps it would make matters clearer if we simply focused on the overall political culture which is behind this.
THE POLITICAL EVIDENCE
Here we do have evidence we can present. Just look at the main picture at the top of this article. Or consider the countless times in the South African parliament that MPs have grunted like pigs when talking about whites. We are deadly serious. They give an ‘oink’ sound which is far more menacing than you might think.
You might also reflect on the campaign song of the ultra-left, marxist-leninist, dictatorial Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party. This group of red jumpsuited comrades is run by President & ‘Commander in Chief’, Julius Malema. “Kill the whites, kill the boer” is not melodic but it gets its message across.
Mr Malema is in our opinion an extremely dangerous man. Not intelligent. But extremely dangerous nonetheless.
We put it to many of the people we spoke to that the ruling ANC governing party seems now to be moving fast in the direction of the policies of Malema’s extremist organisation. Every single person we spoke to reluctantly agreed in full.
Within months the South African government will seek to change the constitution of South Africa, to allow the state to seize citizens’ assets with no compensation. With Julius Malema’s EFF party and some minority players they will have sufficient votes to do this.
At this point the EU will have to make a decision whether it will continue to pretend that nothing’s wrong.
We’ve looked at enough to feel that the South African state at the very least has a case to answer in being complicit in torture and terrorism against its own people. The government could have stood up strongly against the extremist rants of the EFF. Instead it appears to be embracing them.
The EFF isn’t just guilty of the hate speech so wailed about in Brussels and in the EU’s other liberal capital cities. In South Africa this hate speech includes direct invocations to violence and murder. It may seem inconceivable to you that the South African government isn’t condemning this and arresting those responsible.
It is not.
WHY DID WE WRITE THIS SERIES?
The EU has a very efficient propaganda machine built into every aspect of its being. It barely moves without loving itself – audibly or in print.
Part of our job is to expose the EU for what it really is. We have said many times that if the mainstream media – particularly the BBC – had been doing its job properly in the last 40 years, the British public would have a much better idea of just what this dysfunctional rabble is like.
As it is, the public has slowly been catching up thanks to the exposure during the Referendum debate, and since.
The EU has recently been demonstrating how little it really cares for democratic values and freedoms. It rails again what it calls ‘rule of law’ transgressions in Poland, and yet supports the Spanish government as it locks up dozens of senior, elected politicians.
It looks on as its precious ‘European Arrest Warrant’ is used in Germany to incarcerate the president of Catalonia, prior to his extradition to Madrid on charges which will see him face 30 years in prison. Even last week, the European Arrest Warrant was used in Scotland to arrest one of Catalonia’s ministers.
With this complete lack of regard for democracy, freedom, and decency within the EU itself, what chance does anyone on South Africa have of the EU using its influence there?
To all those in South Africa reading this, we counsel you not to rely on the EU. They can’t possibly admit that they’ve been spending hundreds of millions of EU taxpayers’ money backing a failing regime, and doing nothing to try to steer it along the right path.
To all other readers in the UK and globally, please consider that this is the reality of the EU. A hypocritical, contradictory mess, wanting but failing to be a player in the diplomatic world.
To our politician readers, if we were organising some kind of intervention, we would have it led by the UK and USA, with some involvement from the Netherlands, and possibly from Germany and one or two other countries with history in South Africa.
It is not too late to bring the South African government back from the brink. But action needs to start right now.
However if the international community does nothing, South Africa is in danger of becoming a communist state and an international pariah by this time next year. Furthermore, we could see bloodshed and atrocities on a scale not previously experienced.
This story must be talked about. Complain to the BBC, write to your MP and the newspapers, post comments about this wherever you can. It may just help South Africa and at the same time it shows the true nature of the EU.
[ Sources: Janice Atkinson | Katie Hopkins | Dr Corné Mulder MP (SA) | Dr Johan Burger, (African) Institute for Security Studies |
Lauren Southern | TAUSA | Major-General Van Zyl | SA Government documents | EU Commission | EU Council | EEAS | EU Parliament | ECHO | ANC | EFF | FFP ]
     Journalists and politicians can contact us for the full list of links, as usual.
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