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January 2012 farm murders

Politicsweb.co.za
01 February 2012

Names and details of fatal attacks on farms and small holdings

On Tuesday the farmers union TAU SA stated that, according to their information, six individuals had been murdered on farms and small holdings in January 2012, up from one during the equivalent period last year. There were five other attacks, during which no deaths were recorded. Below is a table with details of the six killings - with links back to the original press reports.

The South African Police Service published statistics on farm attacks and farm murders up until 2007. While it apparently still records this data it refuses to release it to the public. TAU SA relies upon press reports and feedback from its members for its statistics, and as such may undercount the extent of the problem.

 

Date

Name

Area

Details

1

14/01/2012

Dries du Toit, 56

Klipplaatdrift farm, Ventersdorp North West. Opposite Eugene Terre'Blanche's old farm

Beaten to death in his bed by five robbers at around 4 am in the morning. His wife also beaten, but survived.

2

16/01/2012

Koos Bisschoff,71

Mooihoek Avondale farm, between Rustenburg and Koster, North West

Attacked at his home by five robbers. Hit over the head with a rifle, bound with plastic ties and locked in a room with a plastic bag over his head. Died later of his wounds. Bisschoff suffered from asbestosis.

3

22/01/2012

Michael Stenger, 30

Barbeton Road, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga

Attacked by four robbers on his small holding. Used as a human shield in a shoot out with a colleague of Stenger's. Accidentally shot and died of his wounds.  

4

22/01/2012

Frans van der Linden, 57

Rashoop, outside Brits, North West

Attacked on a small holding he was staying at. Beaten and twice shot by robbers at around 3am, who fled with a purse, cellphone and two watches. His daughter was about to be married. Arrests later made.

5

23/01/2012

Francois du Toit, 38

Game farm outside Roossenekal, Mpumalanga

A nutritional services expert at Alzu Feeds in Middelburg. Shot twice by robbers who entered his house at around 1am in the morning. Died shortly after of his wounds. His wife and children were tied up.

6

28/01/2012

Hendrik Johannes (Boet) Cilliers, 77

Farm near Stella, North West

Found dead on his farm with a gunshot wound on the forehead. His legs were tied up and he was badly assaulted

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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lets unite people in purpose...
These are crimes that need to be condemned by everyone. I don't think these crimes are driven by any political consideration, the sooner we treat them as crimes that they are, the better we are to achieve unity in purpose in isolating the pepertrators.

by Sipho on February 01 2012, 17:04
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Afrikaner farmers murdered,
Farmitracker.com
Gives Names, dates, area
2011 - 851
Jan - 10
Many cases - nothing stolen, Tortured



by Cynic on February 01 2012, 18:02
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Shame on you all!
Where are the Black Sash Ladies?

Why are these shameful enablers of the ANC not standing withness in protest, why are they not at the court cases for the these murders?

Why are they not lobbying overseas governments about this? . .more

by JVR on February 01 2012, 19:00
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Kolobe
kolobe, as soon as you have complied your soweto list I will give you the respect of reading it with the same sense of empathy that I have for the families of these slain people. For me it is not a numbers game. The way I see it, every such loss as a . .more

by Robyn Burger on February 01 2012, 20:28
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Well done!
The biggest problem white South Africans face is the lack of good statistics. The ANC has done so much to sabotage the modus vivendi between black and white - that the Constitution is supposed to be the framework of - yet no-one can answer a simple . .more

by Brett on February 01 2012, 20:29
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Reply to Kolobe
kolobe, as soon as you have complied your soweto list I will give you the respect of reading it with the same sense of empathy that I have for the families of these slain people. For me it is not a numbers game. The way I see it, every such loss as a . .more

by Robyn Burger on February 01 2012, 20:30
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@JVR
The answer, my friend, is that inside every "peace-loving" liberal an Afrikaner-hater is signalling wildly to get out.

by Realist on February 01 2012, 21:43
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Farm Murders
Over 3000 farmers have been murdered since 1994. This is not robbery as we are told but racially motivated. See the website "Maid of Albion" A worldwide record is being kept

by Frank on February 02 2012, 07:35
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Farm Workers conditions
farm workers still experience the worse treatment from white farmers and keep in mind that this anger has been building up over years. To most the only way to respond is by killing the monster. 3000 farmers killed is nothing compared to farm workers . .more

by Black Star on February 02 2012, 08:38
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@Black Star
Sadly you magnify and generalise a very few incidents. You have been challenged many a time to come forward with proof, but have been unable to do so

by Frank on February 02 2012, 08:53
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@ Sipho on February 01 2012, 17:04
>"I don't think these crimes are driven by any political consideration"

I "think" you are merely guessing - you did not interview one single attacker in your whole life, let alone got to know any of them intimately - how can you tell what . .more

by TheDrake on February 02 2012, 09:56
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Farm Murders
What we're witnessing with the deaths of farmers in South Africa, is deliberate and targeted genocide. It no longer helps to masquerade it as ordinary crime, not when people sing songs inciting others to kill farmers. Nowhere in the wolrd, outside of war . .more

by Jill on February 02 2012, 09:57
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@ Black Star on February 02 2012, 08:38

>"3000 farmers killed is nothing compared to farm workers killed or mistaken for baboons"

What are you insinuating?

That "white farmers" killed more than 3000 people with impunity?

You are talking nonsense and you know . .more

by TheDrake on February 02 2012, 10:25
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Afrikaners stop torturing yourselves about the past.
Certain elements amongst the previously oppresed and disadvantaged are more brutal , barbaric and hate consumed than you could ever be . Your debt to our society has been repaid in full . Stand up and show the world what you are made off and make . .more

by kreef on February 02 2012, 10:47
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Bravo Kreef
Kreef, thanks for this. One needs to keep some perspective! I think Afrikaners are getting bored with being scapegoats for everything .Enough is enough, common sense kicks in sometime.

by Jess on February 02 2012, 10:57
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Possible (probable) origin of Farm Attacks
“We in the ANC have declared all white farms war-zones… white men, women and children are targets, they are part of the military and paramilitary units and the local police force… Source: BBC Monitoring, October 28 1986

by Etienne Marais on February 02 2012, 11:03
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Origin of attacks
Now were getting closer to the truth. It should be published widely. The hidden agendas and true colours are showing.

by Jess on February 02 2012, 11:29
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@ kreef on February 02 2012, 10:47
>"Your debt to our society has been repaid in full."

I regret to inform you that no right to judge me or to declare me whatever you may think must be appropriate at any stage.

I am and always was a responsible, law-abiding, productive . .more

by TheDrake on February 02 2012, 12:41
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@ kreef on February 02 2012, 10:47
>"Your debt to our society has been repaid in full."

I regret to inform you that you have no right to judge me or to declare me whatever you may think must be appropriate.

I am and always was a responsible, law-abiding, productive and . .more

by TheDrake on February 02 2012, 12:45
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@The Drake
I am not any of the things you say I might be . Just a realist and a proud Afrikaner that feels that we can do a lot to save this country from destruction if for the third time in our history we stand together and do something possitive .

by kreef on February 02 2012, 13:00
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Farm attack statistics
It is disgraceful that the SA police is so tardy by not reporting these devastating terror-type murders in the countryside as soon as they have occurred. Often it's only after the relatives or neighbours of such rural dwellers have reported the . .more

by Adriana Stuijt on February 02 2012, 13:41
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@ Jess on February 02 2012, 11:29

>"...truth. It should be published widely."

You are surprised!

Genocide Watch globally monitors events and they already upgraded SA to level six during 2011.

They are of the opinion that all whites are at risk - visit . .more

by TheDrake on February 02 2012, 13:44
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Make it public, nationally and internationally
Nonhlanhla Kambule-Makgati was interviewed on 702 today about her book with photo's on the racism in the Skierlik massacre. Much has been made of this racist killing but very little is printed about the thousands of white farmers murdered in racist . .more

by jen on February 02 2012, 14:01
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@ kreef on February 02 2012, 13:00
>"Just a realist and a proud Afrikaner"

You are an idealist not a realist.


>"..that feels that we can do a lot to save this country from destruction if for the third time in our history we stand together and do something possitive . .more

by TheDrake on February 02 2012, 14:18
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@ jen on February 02 2012, 14:01

>"Nonhlanhla Kambule-Makgati was interviewed on 702 today about her book with photo's on the racism in the Skierlik massacre."

This is a prime example of how the syndication operates - they give max publicity in support of the printing house . .more

by TheDrake on February 02 2012, 14:57
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All about nothing!
The white farmers in general and Afrikaners in particular must stop being paranoid as if there is an agenda out there for killing them. They must not let their wild sense of imagination cloud their judgement about violent crimes in this country. To me . .more

by Phumi Ntlabati on February 02 2012, 15:29
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Farmmurders
This is pure Genocide! No matter what anyone say to tell the whites anything else in this country. Jealousy, hate, barbarism, lack of a moral compass and PURE EVIL...call it what you want..If farmers or anyone treat you badly while working, you have . .more

by Ogies on February 02 2012, 15:48
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...and the young Solomon Mahlangu was hanged at 23. His only CRIME, joining MK?
And he was not afraid of death, he said 'True Freedom is only achieved and sustained by the spill of Blood'. May his precious soul RIP!!

by Mute Fool_Makoya on February 02 2012, 15:50
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English liberals
"common sense kicks in sometime." - @Jess
Very rarely I think. Just look at JVR's repeated diatribe about the English-speaking liberals. On and on and on beating the same tired old drum as if repeating it will make one iota of difference to what the . .more

by Jeff on February 02 2012, 16:50
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@ Phumi
It is not my fault that you and your ilk have overpopulated this world and that there is, nowhere, enough land to settle you and your low I* population. 45 million cannot farm where only 200,000 farmers are needed. We know that maths is also not your . .more

by John Logan on February 02 2012, 16:55
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@ Phumi Ntlabati on February 02 2012, 15:29

>"To me this is just another diliberate attempt to divert us from real issues affecting our people in this country and that is land!"

Thank you very much for your honesty - you are correct.

Vindictive "Jealousy, hate, barbarism, . .more

by TheDrake on February 02 2012, 17:59
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@ Mute Fool_Makoya on February 02 2012, 15:50

>"...and the young Solomon Mahlangu was hanged at 23. His only CRIME, joining MK?"

It is quite normal for someone that somehow want to defend the indefensible to introduce a red herring in an effort to divert the attention away from the . .more

by TheDrake on February 02 2012, 18:20
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@ Jeff on February 02 2012, 16:50
>"The English don't hate anyone. They merely have contempt for all other nationalities, I think that is what really get to these old Afrikaner Nats, the fact that the English-speakers really don't give a donkey's toss what their opinion of them . .more

by TheDrake on February 02 2012, 18:58
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Crime not a respector of race.
Black people are also being murdered. Today the memorial service for Dr John Moche, gunned down by a hijacker, was held. A list of black doctors, murdered in the townships, was read out by Dr Norman Mabaso. Killers care not for the race of the person. The . .more

by White woman. on February 02 2012, 20:30
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Madam White Women...
... Dr John Moche death is a scandalous betrayal of South Africa by the &^%^^!! ANC government.

The summary and cold-hearted execution style slaying if Dr Moche reminds me of the killing of Janette Odendaal (do you recall who she was?). Now . .more

by JVR on February 02 2012, 21:13
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@Mute Fool_Makoya

Take a look at this site, it made me sick to the stomach to think that anyone could treat one of their own in such a dispicable manner - http://www.mbokodo-quatro-uncensored.co.nr/

by Open Minded on February 03 2012, 01:35
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Please sign my International Petition against Farm Murders
http://www.avaaz.org/en/petition/Stop_Farm_Attacks_and_Murders_in_South_Africa/?fJBtSbb&pv=3

by Lorraine on April 11 2012, 17:34
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