South African farmers are trapped in a brutal reality – and my family is a victim of it


My father-in-law was beaten to death last September on his sugar-cane farm, 60 kilometres from Pietermaritzburg, a regional city in South Africa.

  • Glenn Freeman
  • Brisbane Times

Civil rights group AfriForum suggests there is, on average, 680 farm attacks and 94 farm murders in South Africa each  year – almost two attacks a day and two murders a week over 18 years.

Watt 8hCritics of Peter Dutton’s latest contentious proposal – a special humanitarian intake of South African farmers – should consider this brutal reality, of which my family is just one…

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