Kommandokorps: Human Rights Commission must investigate racist paramilitary unit
The Democratic Alliance will today request the Human Rights Commission to investigate Kommandokorps, an AWB-aligned group operating in Carolina, Mpumalanga where teenage boys are trained to carry out hate crimes (see video below). This training includes fire arm handling and political indoctrination designed to foster racial hatred. Kommandokorps claims to have already trained over 1500 boys.
It is reported that teenage boys (aged between thirteen and nineteen) at these camps are taught that black people:
- Are the most underdeveloped, barbaric members of the human race
- Have a smaller cerebral cortex and therefore cannot take initiative or govern properly
- Are the enemy of South Africa
- Are responsible for 99% of crime committed in South Africa.
A young boy is quoted in the article saying that: "The training has taught me that you should hate black people. They kill everyone who crosses their path."
It goes without saying that there should be no space for this in our constitutional dispensation.
The DA will therefore request the Human Rights Commission to investigate: