>" "You cannot get rid of me because I am and always will be a socialist. You hate me because you still love me." "<
Before this thread devolves further and further and further in hatred and political pettiness and bickering I'd like to say the world lost a giant of a man today. We could use more people in this world like Nelson Mandela.
"When Faith preaches Hate, Blessed are the Doubters." - Amin Maalouf
“If we must have an enemy at the head of Government, let it be one whom we can oppose, and for whom we are not responsible, who will not involve our party in the disgrace of his foolish and bad measures.”
- Alexander Hamilton. Spiritual father of #NeverTrump
RIP Mr Mandela. You made the world a better place.
I am greatly saddened by the passing of this great man. His contribution to his country, and to the world as a whole, cannot be overestimated. Decades of suffering could not snuff out the light of love in his heart for his people, nor taint his forgiveness for those who had so grievously wronged him. RIP, Mr. Mandela. Your greatness is your legacy, and will not be forgotten.
South Africa after apartheid has become known as the "Rape Capitol of the World."
>" Lizette Lancaster, manager of the ISS Crime and Justice Information Hub, says there are many complex reasons South Africa has such a high sexual offence rates. The armed struggle against apartheid and the violent backlash and suppression that followed have led to a normalization of violence in South African society, she said...
“Rape is one of the most under-reported crimes in South Africa,” noted the NGO coalition Shukumisa. It points to research, conducted in Gauteng in 2010, that found one-quarter of women questioned in the study “had been raped in the course of their lifetimes, while almost one in 12 women had been raped in 2009..."<
IRIN Global | A look behind the statistics of South Africa
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