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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

[Source: Sunday Express by Simon Osborne.]

Attacks against South Africa’s white farmers are on the rise with some victims being tortured with electric drills, blowtorches and bleach, according to a new report.

Research by Afriforum, a group which champions the rights of the country’s Afrikaner minority, said assaults on the farms shot up 25 percent last year. And it warned the attacks against landowners were becoming increasingly brutal. Afriforum spokesman Ernst Roets said there was a “racial element” to the violence with research showing only white farming families suffered such levels of savagery.

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South Africa at a Glance
58 780 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.5% y/y in June 2019 (CPI) & +5.8 y/y in June 2019 (PPI)
-3.2% q/q (1st quarter of 2019)
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