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  • South Africa:
    Nobel Peace Laureates Should Contribute to Peace, Unity – Tutu On De Klerk’s Apartheid Statement

    News24Wire, 16 February 2020

    It is irresponsible for the FW de Klerk Foundation to debate the degree of awfulness of apartheid, given that its effects are still felt today, the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy… Read more »

  • South Africa:
    FW De Klerk Foundation Trying to ‘Incite Race Hatred’ With Apartheid Statement – ANC

    News24Wire, 16 February 2020

    The ANC has added its voice to calls for the FW De Klerk Foundation to unconditionally retract its recent statement that apartheid was not a crime against humanity. Read more »

  • South Africa:
    EFF Wants Forensic Inquiry to Probe De Klerk’s Role in Apartheid Killings

    News24Wire, 15 February 2020

    The EFF is threatening to take legal action to ensure a forensic inquiry is opened into former president FW De Klerk after his foundation issued a statement on Friday stating: “The… Read more »

  • South Africa:
    SACC Calls On De Klerk to Retract and Apologise for His Apartheid Remarks

    News24Wire, 15 February 2020

    The South African Council of Churches has called on FW de Klerk to retract and apologise over his recent statement that apartheid was not a crime against humanity. Read more »

  • South Africa:
    No, Mr De Klerk, What You Did Was Not an Act of Generosity and Courage

    Daily Maverick, 17 February 2020

    As president of apartheid South Africa and its loyal servant, you knew that the apartheid project was no longer viable. You had no choice but to unban the liberation movement and… Read more »

  • South Africa:
    Apartheid Was Fundamentally Evil – And FW De Klerk Must Face That Fact

    Daily Maverick, 17 February 2020

    We are right to credit FW de Klerk with having the guts to do what he did on 2 February 1990, reading the writing on the wall and also helping avert a racial conflagration. The… Read more »

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    FW De Klerk Foundation Blames ‘Rooi Gevaar’ for Declaring Apartheid a Crime Against Humanity

    News24Wire, 14 February 2020

    The FW de Klerk Foundation has labelled the notion that apartheid is a crime against humanity “soviet agitprop” – propaganda meant to agitate. Read more »

  • South Africa:
    Statement: EFF Attack on FW De Klerk at the Opening of SONA

    FW De Klerk Foundation, 14 February 2020

    Last night at the opening of SONA, FW de Klerk, former President and Nobel Peace Laureate, and his wife Elita had to endure wave after wave of vitriolic attacks by Julius Malema… Read more »