South africa

Genocide stages: CLASSIFICATION, SYMBOLIZATION, POLARIZATION

 

Affected groups:

  • whites

  • boers

  • AFRICAN immigrants

current situation:

  • HISTORY OF COLONIAL DOMINATION

  • 40+ YEARS OF RACE-BASED APARTHEID RULE BY MINORITY WHITES

  • ONGOING COLONIAL-ERA DISPARITIES IN LAND AND INCOME DISTRIBUTION

  • RISING INCOME INEQUALITY

  • HIGH MURDER RATE

  • HIGH RATES OF rural violence

  • HIGH RATES OF RAPE AND SEXUALIZED VIOLENCE

  • ANTI-LGBTQ social VIOLENCE ("corrective rape")

  • growing hate speech against whites and boers

  • growing "white genocide" movement among right-wing whites and boers

  • THREATS FROM President Cyril Ramaphosa TO IMPLEMENT POLICY OF land seizure from white farmers