Gold-medal Winning Champ Lives in a South African Squatter Camp

Anne Sewell, Digital Journal, April 22, 2013

Irene van Niekerk is a 15-year-old runner who lives in a squatter camp near Pretoria, South Africa. She has won, in total, 27 gold medals, but owns no shoes.

Irene is a young Afrikaans girl who lives in a shack in a squatter camp near Pretoria, South Africa. They have no electricity or running water, and Irene owns no shoes.

She runs barefoot, because the shoes that were custom-designed for Irene were stolen by a drug addict. The shoes were custom-designed because Irene lost most of her toes in an accident as a child, when boiling water spilled on her feet.

Her family eat when there is food and they bathe when there is water, but they praise God every day for what they have.

Irene recently ran in both the 800m and the 1500m races and won gold medals in both. Apparently her time in the 1500m was 4:48, and the current world record for 15-year-olds is 4:00, so she is doing well.

Apparently Irene attends a Special Ed school, due to the trauma she has experienced in her life. She is interviewed in the video above. Please bear in mind that her home language is Afrikaans, so she tends to falter a little with her English.

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  • The__Bobster

    She runs barefoot, because the shoes that were custom-designed for Irene were stolen by a drug addict. The shoes were custom-designed because Irene lost most of her toes in an accident as a child, when boiling water spilled on her feet.
    ____________

    Zulus will steal anything, even shoes that are worthless to everyone except one.

    It’s a good thing she wasn’t in them at the time. The savages hate pretty White girls.

    • http://twitter.com/LavMenace Crystal Lee Evans

      Remember Zola Budd, the talented South African runner that ran as a British citizen in the 1984 Olympics and had a collision with Mary Decker Slaney, then a top American runner, also ran barefoot by choice.

      • refocus

        Yes, I remember this. Do you remember the multiple death threats the South African girl got for this accident?

    • rebelcelt

      I remember in the black middle school I went to, the blacks would steal things from me they did not want. They took joy in stealing from whitey. They are nothing but malicious. I am happy that most of the worst ones are dead or in prison now.

    • http://www.facebook.com/johanna.vandokkum Johanna VanDokkum

      These are Irene Van Niekerk’s feet.

      • François

        Poor girl. But she is so strong, so noble!

  • The__Bobster

    I’m sure the libtards must be proud of what they’ve done to people like her, making them live in poverty to fulfill their utopian dream

    • eunometic

      The system of BEE Black Economic Empowerment requires a company to achieve 100 points in order to receive government contracts and substantial tax benefits.

      It is essentially a system of racial quotas to favour blacks in buisiness, employment, education.

      It forces competent Whites out of employment in favour of less competant Blacks.

      Its a sort of extreme affirmitive action. It has a severe impact on Whites as they are a minority and carrying this burden is quite harsh. Asians (mainly Indians) also benefit.

      If a company donates money to a charity that even helps one White it might loose points, for instance a rape crisis center that helps White women who have been raped, a severe problem in Sth Africa which carry’s a higher risk of HIV infection.

      It would be nice to bring the White South African’s into Europe, Australia or the USA the changes in immigration law have ensured that those places now will place a Chechian Islamacist ahead of a Literate bilingual Sth African White.

      They mean to destroy us. White Flight: Running into a remote corner of the world, or finding a safe suburb will do not good because they will follow us seeking to take what we create.

      Get mad also stay calm and out of trouble, we need you, but organise and most of all donate.

      The Cult of Mandella hides the reality of Jakob Zuma.

  • Andy

    Whites built South Africa. They made a first world country out of a sparsely populated wilderness (in some places almost empty). The population grew because they provided jobs for non-whites. They should keep Cape Colony and the Orange area. It’s probably not possible in the short run, but I doubt there are too many countries willing to offer them expedited migration either. :(

    • http://www.facebook.com/johanna.vandokkum Johanna VanDokkum

      The reason why the southern African highveld remained so ‘empty’ of permanent black settlement is the fact that nothing grows there in the wintertime. The veldt dies off, the wildlife herds migrate northwards and only return in the spring. So cattle-herder-tribes were unable to survive on the Highveldt on a fulltime basis unless they slaughtered all their cattle each winter. Instead they moved to the lower-lying regions where they did build permanent settlements such as in Zululand (KwaZulu-Natal) and Xhosaland (East Cape). The Boers however understood how to farm even with the sparse vegetation and scarce water-supplies at the Highveldt regions – so that’s why the Boers settled their independent Boer Republics mostly in the highveld. And when a solution was found for the lowlying regions’ devastating malaria and yellow-fever plagues, they also moved to the low-lying regions to set up permanent farms and towns.

  • Andy

    Are there any programs to help white South Africans?

    • Bill

      Yes. It involves a tire and some gasoline. A Mandela special. If those can’t be found, a bush knife will do.

    • http://www.facebook.com/johanna.vandokkum Johanna VanDokkum

      Any non-profit group which also helps ‘whites’ has been warned by the ANC-regime that their registration will be cancelled. Moreover the ANC-regime has also warned companies which donate to NPOs which also help whites that they may lose their socalled ‘Black-Economic-Empowerment-Act ‘points’ : required to get the companies the certificates which allows them to stay in business. The result is devastating: for instance this orphanage, which has 70% Afrikaner children has already lost more than seventy percent of its company donors, which they need to maintain the orphanage. (Please note: under the UN Convention on Genocide it is considered part of a genocide to remove cultural minority-groups’ children from their cultural environment, so the ANC is also making itself guilty of genocide because the Afrikaner children will more than likely have to be ‘removed’ so that the orphanage can ‘qualify’ under the BEE policy requirements again). (Adriana Stuijt: a.j.stuijt@knid.nl ) Picture:

  • David Ashton

    The ancestors of these fine people entered the southern area of Africa before and during the Bantu invasions from the north. They deserve our respect and understanding.

    • Katherine McChesney

      David, have you heard of Steadfast Trust? This may be of interest to you.

      http://www.steadfasttrust.org.uk/

      • HadEnough

        Wow, this is amazing. I’m astonished this charity got permission to operate. I’m not sure whether I’m (a) pleased the someone is at last taking a stand or (b) dismayed that the English — what Steadfast calls the “ethnic English community” — are reduced to being just one among many competing ethnic groups in a once-proud nation. Nonetheless, I’ll send them some money anyway.

        • Katherine McChesney

          Great. I wish I could support them. They now have a Facebook page that was begun in 2012. Hope they are successful in preserving Englishness. I’m Scotch-Irish and English. My family were Smithsons in England, Buchanans and Watsons in Scotland, Powers in Ireland. Suppose I’m a mutt. Never been to Britain…it was a dream of mine never to be realized.

          • David Brims

            ” Never been to Britain”

            You”ll be amazed, astounded and depressed by the number of Blacks in London, the place looks like down town Zimbabwe. England has been completely and utterly destroyed.

            Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are still relatively white, but that too is changing, due to socialist / marxist Tony Blairs mass immigration policy. He dropped a demographic nuclear bomb on Britain.

          • Katherine McChesney

            I read about London. Blacks and Muslims have taken over. White British have no rights anymore. They are discriminated against for welfare, medical care and housing.Why doesn’t the Queen help her people? Isn’t she interested in saving England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland from savage immigrants? Or does she just turn her head away from the problem and continue to luxuriate in her castles with her vast wealth? Harry once spoke against the Paki’s and was censored for it.

          • David Brims

            The Queen doesn’t have any political power, she’s just a figure head.

          • gemjunior

            She’s a useless stump.

          • François

            If she said or did anything that went against what I’d call, the Agenda, maybe the governement of G.B would try to pass new laws to come for the royal family’s assets, who knows?

          • gemjunior

            A mutt? No way. The three are actually such close genetic kin that it makes little difference, if any.

      • David Ashton

        I had forgotten about them. Thank you for reminding me, and I hope other English readers. I have a very large library of books on England and Englishness which could be donated to resource library towards our national restoration.

        • Katherine McChesney

          I inherited from my scholar protestant minister Father some of MacCauley’s books of the History of England. Serious reading.

  • StillModerated

    What color was the drug addict that stole her shoes?

    • So CAL Snowman

      Color is just a social construct.

      • romulus

        Your to stupid to even warrant a reply, but i’ll give it a shot. Heres a prayer for you- “May you forever dwell in atzlan as a minority victim”

      • romulus

        If your comment was in jest, pardon my reply. If not…..so be it!

        • freddy_hills

          It was sarcasm. No one here is foolish enough to believe that nonsense.

          • romulus

            Sorry snowman

    • http://www.facebook.com/johanna.vandokkum Johanna VanDokkum

      For the latest updates on Hatecrimes against South African minorities, see http://www.neo-genocide.com/farmitracker/reports

  • Secret Tribunal

    Better Living Through Modern Racism says, “If she was Diverse, she’d be given immediate immigrant amnesty status USA because of her ‘difficult lived experience’ and her ongoing struggle against the bigoted and racist White privilege that held her down and chopped of her toes out of hatred and malice.”

  • Martel

    99%.

    You heard it here first

  • bigone4u

    Another of many articles intended to engender sympathy for blacks. Speaking for myself, this type of propaganda is wasted. There are white people more deserving of sympathy who quietly exist out of the media spotlight–the elderly, cripples, orphans, and sick children. I’ll save my prayers for them.

    • Martel

      How does it engender sympathy for blacks?

      • bigone4u

        Black girl overcomes poverty and disability to become sports champ. Can’t you hear the violins? Hollywood will turn this story into a tear jerker showing blacks as courageous and noble.

        • Monkeyman

          This is a white South African girl.

        • David Brims

          Afrikaaners = Dutch Boers

        • Martel

          That would make sense if she would be black

        • Greg Thomas

          It would if she were black, but in this case she’s White. No worries, hollywood will simply change the facts to make it fit their diversity utopia. Expect to see this story made, but with a bantu featured.

          • gemjunior

            The same way they did with Epic Beard Man and the savage. Except in the movie version was twisted around where of course the perpetrator was white and the poor mexican was as usual being tormented by whitey.

        • François

          The main character would be played by Beyoncé Knowles.

    • KevinPhillipsBong

      I don’t think you know what “Afrikaans girl” means.

      • bigone4u

        You’re right. Ignore my idiotic comment.

        • Sherman_McCoy

          It’s cool, bigone. Easy mistake to make, but with a few subtle edits, you could correct the original mistake. For an example, see Secret Tribunal’s comment directly below.

    • http://www.facebook.com/johanna.vandokkum Johanna VanDokkum

      Like these orphans?

  • Exoplanet Finder

    Instead of “intervening” in Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan, on hindsight intervening in South Africa and Rhodesia would have been better. Intervening to stop Ian Smith from signing the country away to libtard Britain, which equaled black rule (Mugabe), and intervening to stop F.W. DeKlerk from signing away the future of South Africa to the god-king Nelson Mandela and his ANC minions. Remember in Robocop when on the news they said “In Pretoria today the white city-state unleashed a neutron bomb on the blacks?” Remember when the white South Africans disassembled their nuclear weapons arsenal before handing the country to blacks so they wouldn’t have the weapons because they knew they couldn’t be trusted?

    • Bad_Mr_Frosty

      Ian Smith had no choice. There was a total trade embargo on Rhodesia and the black militias started shooting down commercial jet liners. Neighboring black countries were providing refuge and supplies to the militias and their ranks grew faster than the Rhodesian military could kill them.

      • Ngati Pakeha

        You should also mention Johannes Vorster back stabbed Ian Douglas Smith by pursuing détente with neighbouring Black countries at Rhodesia’s expense. South Africa cut off substantial aid and communications, which forced Smith’s government into a position where he had no choice. Why did Vorster do this? Because Kissinger put pressure on Vorster to do so. Vorster bought some time for South Africa but ultimately the élites got their way and South Africa succumbed as well. Henry Kissinger!!!

        • IMEinar

          Interesting. What did Kissonger use to pressure Vorster? SA was pretty independent of other countries at this time. Also, do you know why de Klerk gave the government to the blacks? The whites had one of the best small militaries at the time.

          • Ngati Pakeha

            I will help as much as I can. If you get a chance read Ian Smith’s autobiography:

            [49] Smith, Ian Douglas (2001), Bitter Harvest: The Great Betrayal and the Dreadful Aftermath, London: Blake Publishing, ISBN 1-903402-05-0, OCLC 1676807

            The book goes into great detail about Vorster and Kissinger’s pressure. A real kicker is how Kissinger tells Smith something like; “Mrs Kissinger is a great supporter of yours.” To this Smith was incredulous and mentioned that majority rule would be Rhodesia’s death warrant – and it was.

            Pressure was exerted on South Africa economically. Even though the US ostensibly treated South Africa as a pariah it had significant mutual economic interests hence the US, and the UK, often voted against the imposition of economic sanctions. I also feel Kissinger was a master at massaging egos and Vorster really wanted to be accepted as a major power broker in Africa. You should also bear in mind South Africa’s strong relationship with Israel, which surely included Kissinger’s indirect input. You are right South Africa was seen as self sufficient but at the end of the day it had larger aspirations and was hence susceptible to Kissinger diplomacy.

            I take it you believe South Africa could have sustained itself without Western assistance? I believe one thing: the top one percentile’s need to acquire more wealth ALWAYS trumps such notions as race and nationhood. White Southern Africa was sold down the toilet by traitors. One example is Pik Botha, South Africa’s long serving Foreign Minister, who eventually joined the ANC! It would be like John Kerry joining the Taliban. Sorry for the essay.

          • IMEinar

            Not at all Ngati- thank you very much for the essay. Some years ago I did a lot of reading about Rhodesia, but that was before Mr. Smith wrote his bio. I will try to find it. Rhodesia had a wonderful society, and it is a shame what happened to it. I read Kissinger (and also Thatcher!) played a part in betraying Rhodesia, but you have given some good detais that clarify things.

            I do think SA could have survived with assistance, mainly because the land had an abundant supply of mineral resources. They also had a very well trained military- probably the best small military in the world. After the give-away of the white regime, some of the former members of that military formed a mercenary group, called Executive Options, and this group had some amazing successes. They later disbanded due to negative propaganda against them.

            You mention the upper one percent- I dont know if this is the same thing, but I believe there is a group dedicated to a one-world gov, with themselves in charge. They are sometimes referred to as The Powers That Be. They want not only money, but total power, and i have suspected for a while that de Klerk was a member. I think you are right when you say they are more loyal to their group than they are to their race or country.

          • Ngati Pakeha

            Your welcome my friend. Just one thing to add even though the handover of Rhodesia occurred on Thatcher’s watch the real damage was done circa 1976. This was about three years before Thatcher’s reign. By the time Thatcher came to power the train was well and truly derailed. I am not for one minute saying she couldn’t have done something but it was too late anyhow.

            I work for a recruiting company and had a Rhodesian come in for a part time job. Needless to say he was always going to get work with us. When the name of Ian Smith was mentioned his back went ramrod straight and he would only refer to him as; “Ian Douglas Smith – the finest man who walked the continent of Africa.” As you have alluded; I do hope you read his book as I found it extremely fair and not at all self-serving. He writes extremely well and more importantly I am sure it is all his own style (i.e. no ghost writer). The only other man I have seen held in such high regard by one of his countrymen is the Boer General Magnus Malan who was their commander in the mid/late 1980s. You are right they had a fine military but that has all gone now. Their current military is in total disrepair because of you know who.

          • IMEinar

            The people from SA I have met (I have never met anyone from Rhodesia) have without exception been some of the nicest people I have ever met. I remember years ago seeing many cars with a bumper sticker saying- Stop Apartheid. I have never (and probably never will) see one that says- Stop White Geniocde in SA. But which is the greater evil, separating the communites (not an evil at all in my opinion), or the gov sponsored slaughter of a specific community? I just read a little about General Malan on wikipedia, and saw he died recently -2011. Do you know how the ex-military are making out in SA? Im sure they are trying to keep a low profile. I am glad you hired the man from Rhodesia. He was probably one of youir best workers.
            The media programming has been so good that not only are whites hated by the other groups, but most whites hate themselves, or at least the idea of whiteness. Very few whites have a sense of community, or a sense of belonging the the white tribe. I have an idea to help our people in SA, but cant do anything right now. I do not want to mention it here , as I am sure there are people following this site who are our enemies, and would do what they could to make sure the plan failed.

          • Ngati Pakeha

            I have to tell you mate. The people you have to watch are fellow whites. The other people at the place I work were ‘concerned’ about how many South Africans and Irish I was finding job placements for. Luckily I could justify all my appointments on merit. Don’t get me wrong Blacks and other Third Worlders get appointed if they are good enough. But to be honest a lot of them just can’t compete. I have to say some of the Black Zimbabweans seem competent enough.

            The South African military get worse by the week. The problem with having high tech equipment is that you need an army of technicians and mechanics. Trust me you don’t want affirmative action placements becoming avionics engineers. A lot of their best military people have gone to private security companies where the money is much better.

          • IMEinar

            There are some blacks who are competent, but are they honest? So many of these people will steal or otherwise abuse their authority when they get the chance. My question about how the ex- military are doing referred to the whites working for the apartheid regime. I should have been more specific. Are they being hunted down by the current gov.? As to your comment about maintaining high tech mili equip, there was an article in amren a while ago about all of SAs nuc subs being in repair.
            Do you think the Boer Republic will become a nation? If it does become a reality, will it be invaded soon after by the ANC and SA? Canada, Australia, New Zealand, most of Europe, and large regions of the US were all former white havens. Now they are either already ruined (US, GB, most of Europe), or are in the process of being ruined (Can, Aus, NZ). What is your opinion?

          • Ngati Pakeha

            You ask if these blacks are honest? To that if you made me say yay or nay I would say probably not. I am certainly not thrilled about them being here as I am sure you are not happy with them being in your country. I apologise if you are from the US where you have had blacks for 100s of years. They are a recent phenomenon here. I mentioned the Zimbabweans as the guys I were dealing with seemed very middle class and wanted better opportunities for their kids. You can’t blame people for that. I forgot to say these guys did not speak ill of Ian Smith as they said a much higher standard of life was available to blacks who got off their butts and worked.

            I have some old Police friends from the Apartheid era and they have moved around the world but have found it hard to get jobs. The New Zealand Police Service and many Australian Services refuse to accept people who were cops in SA before 1994. The ‘worse’ of the Apartheid era soldiers and police received amnesty from the Truth & Reconcilliation Commission in the late 90s. I don’t think there will ever be a Boerestaat as such. You will get small Boer communities but that will be it. Why? As I have said I do not believe the new South Africa will allow it. The rest of the ‘white’ nations will not allow it either. Unfortunately, as a race we eat our own. I can report with regret that my native New Zealand, as well as Australia, is being gobbled up by third world immigrants. For every Johannes we accept, or usually reject, there are 10 Nkonos, Abduls, Rajis and Shanuiqas. I thought this was all a bad dream but to my horror I awoke et voilá this is the new world order. I’m sorry for the pessimism but apathy will be our undoing.

          • IMEinar

            You are not being pessimistic, you are being realistic. Optimism in the face of an obvious threat is usually called denial. The African and Moslem immis are being used like a cancer to destroy all the white countries. It is really a shame when the white SAs escape that death trap, only to find another country that is headed down the same path.

            You do not need to apologize for any comments about the US. It is my former country. There are some nice blacks there, but so many of them are dangerous criminals with an insane hatred of whites. They and the Mexicans have ruined the country, with a lot of help from the politicians and the media. The US will be like SA eventually. I am living in a place now where I can go months without seeing a black face. There are also no Moslems or Mexicans (well, my friend knows one Mex here).

            Did you see where Joe Biden, the US VP, just made his new world order speech? (on April 9, I think) When the NWO wants to show they have control of someone they order them to make a speech with that phrase. It was funny because Biden had to almost choke out the words.

            To keep from getting too angry about all this I focus on my future plans, which involve helping our community and becoming irrelevant to the NWO.

  • MekongDelta69

    This is just completely sad.

    We are truly living in an alternate universe where everything is now 180 degrees from what it used to be – and what it SHOULD BE.

  • KevinPhillipsBong

    When we think of what our blood and dollars have achieved in the world…in Afghanistan, in Iraq, in VietNam, in Haiti, etc, etc,…wasted and wasted, lost and lost. And here we have in front of us an opportunity not only to do GOOD but to make a lasting difference, to build a positive future. And what will we do? Nothing. Worse than nothing…we’ll help the wrong people.

  • David Brims

    The only hope for Dutch Boers is to leave South Africa. The situation is not going to get better, is it ? It’s going to get worse.

    Where ever blacks go, they wreck the place. South Africa is the template for whites in Europe, when they too become minorities in their own countries.

    • KevinPhillipsBong

      Who will they turn to? What nation would even recognize the plight of white Afrikaaners?

      • David Brims

        Georgia wants them. They want their farming know how, under Soviet Communism they lost these traditions.

        Also there is a large contingent of South Africans living in Perth, Australia

        • Bill

          And Australia is doing it’s best to become what South Africa has become.

          There IS NO safe place for people like us (and them) until we MAKE a safe place for ourselves in the old fashioned way. Those ways that worked in the 1800′s world wide. Of course, we’d now have to get rid of the traitors in government and those who voted for them too, much as we did when we won the Revolution and forced the Brits and their sympathizers out of the country to Nova Scotia or England.

          • David Brims

            Western Europe don’t want the Dutch Boers, we want Congolese witch doctors, Nigerian scam emailers, Somalian pirates, and of course, Arab muslim terrorists.

            White immigrants, no thanks !!

      • gemjunior

        Not many people have any idea what’s going on over there. It’s being deliberately hidden that white people is SA are experiencing genocide.

        • http://www.facebook.com/johanna.vandokkum Johanna VanDokkum

          Indeed the US’ top expert on genocide, Dr Gregory Stanton of Genocide Watch, already started warning that the ‘Boer farmers’ were in an approaching stage 6 genocide – the penultimate stage to all-out genocide as most people believe genocide to be. The present stage they are in, they are being ‘demonised’, driven from their traditional territories, denied their right to educate their children in their own language, denied all access to the job market so – at the latest count since 2008, we’ve counted at least 1million of the Afrikaners now as homeless, destitute and without any source of income. That’s why they have been handing their children over to orphanages, because they can’t look after them any more. http://www.nl-aid.org/domain/human-rights/boers-soon-in-stage-6-genocide-dr-gregory-stanton/

  • Unperson

    “The legacy of Apartheid.”

  • KevinPhillipsBong

    Her sweet face is all the rebuttal we need to Tim Wise’s (et al) putrid bile.

    • purestocles

      For the love of God, the woman who turned my life rightside up had the same eyes, hair and lips. I would have fought my way through Hell and back for her.

    • dogbone

      Tim Wise would just spit on her. She should be kept as far from Tim as possible.

  • KevinPhillipsBong

    She’s a 1%er?

  • Bob Willard

    If she’s so poor she must have murdered or raped somebody by now because Liberals assure me that rape, murder, and crime are caused by poverty.

    • dogbone

      When you consider how saintly blacks are, she must have committed 3 times the crimes by the time she turned 14 than a black man commits in his entire life.

    • François

      Excellent point!

  • David Brims

    Orania is a nice idea, but it’s unsustainable, they don’t have a government or an army to protect themselves. Sooner or later, blacks will come, invade, rape, loot and pillage.

  • David Brims

    The Dutch Boers are being treated like the Russian Kulaks.

  • Martin

    White people need a homeland. A place where they can all “go home”.

    • http://www.facebook.com/jklmn.pqrst.5 Jkjljmjn Pqprpspt

      Good thing that Boer men are already on that very issue.

      http://conservativeanimal.com/boer-embassy-personnel-wooed-by-russians/

    • Bobbala

      Parasites always follow … the ones that can’t become present day Haiti, Zimbabwe, Detroit, … The ones that can become present day S. Africa. You have to make a stand and build some walls.

    • François

      We already have homelands. Let’s create new political parties, and create new laws to kick out the invaders from the Third World!

  • David Brims

    There is an old joke, if the South Africans treated the blacks the way Australia treated the Aborigines, South Africans wouldn’t have a problem today.

  • dogbone

    Engleman is gloating at the way the whites are forced to live do to reverse apartheid. Just remember you dumb whites, this is what is in store for you.

  • dogbone

    Don’t say that too loud. Engleman will notify his fellow henchmen in Africa to destroy what is left of her future.

  • A. Windaus

    Many countries like Afrikaners because as a people they are highly skilled. I remember reading here at Amren that before Apartheid ended more than 2/3rds
    of adult Afrikaaner had a tertiary qualification of some form. As an
    Australian I know that many are moving to Australia and New Zealand; I
    read recently that New Zealand’s best netball player for their national
    team is an Afrikaner woman by the name of Irene Van Dyk, who has won
    many gold medals since leaving South Africa in 2000.

    • Ngati Pakeha

      There are a lot of Afrikaners here in NZ. As far as I am concerned they are always welcome. I know in this part of the world, Australia as well, they set the bar very high for them to be accepted. I find this ludicrous that we (I’m sure the US is the same) shun what we know will be good, productive citizens for people who declare themselves refugees. Honestly, this story breaks my heart.

    • refocus

      The South African I met with his family here in USA told me that Mandela did at least one good thing for SA… Mandela got them reinstated in the world football league.

      • skara_brae

        And the result was, by any criteria, the worst World Cup tournament in history.

        • Luis

          Speaking of World Cup, South Africa made soccer World Cup history in 2010 – not only for hosting the Cup, but by BEING THE FIRST HOST NATION TO NOT MAKE IT PAST THE FIRST ROUND.

      • François

        Yep, they got a rugby team… And a movie was made about it, with the overrated Black actor Morgan Freeman, and the terminally liberal Matt Damon.

    • http://www.facebook.com/johanna.vandokkum Johanna VanDokkum

      Some 1million of the 3,4million Afrikaners now are destitute, homeless and without any source of income: they are denied government-benefits, and even food-aid is being denied them under the current ANC-regime. For all the latest information on the daily hatecrimes against South African minorities see http://www.neo-genocide.com/farmitracker/reports But the Afrikaners are fighting back with legal means, joining the UNrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation (UNPO) which fights for the autonomy-rights of small nations like them; and also petitioning the SA Human Rights Commission with a complaint against the ANC regime that that govt is denying its minority-nations any rights to autonomy, including the First Nation: the Khoi-San, as well as the Afrikaner nation.

  • Puggg

    were one to suggest that she and her hard-working family be allowed to come to the US

    http://cofcc.org/2010/04/welcome-to-the-rainbow-nation-the-rape-and-murder-capital-of-the-world/

    Scroll down in that article.

    Here’s the worst part:

    When a CofCC national board member asked San Brownback if he would support granting political asylum to white South Africans, Brownback said “no.” Brownback complained that white South Africans “might bring racist attitudes to the US.”

    • HadEnough

      Thanks for the COCC link, Pugg. I can only say I’m appalled.

    • http://www.facebook.com/johanna.vandokkum Johanna VanDokkum

      Actually hundreds of white South Africans have already been granted political asylum in the USA and in Canada. Fortunately it’s not up to Brownback.

      • Ciccio

        Asylum? I know of quite a few in Canada, all highly educated, the doctors and engineers went right (and rightly so) to the front of the immigration queue. Those with money never had more than one foot in the country but the dirt-poor Afrikaaner, nobody wants him. He is a disturbing element in the diversity at all costs society.

  • http://twitter.com/LavMenace Crystal Lee Evans

    Maybe she will end up with a scholarship to a US college to run track? An education is something that no black drug addict can steal from her.

    • Greg Thomas

      That schorlarship has already been allocated to diversity, probably to some illegal invading mexican.

  • robinbishop34

    A very sweet and pretty girl.

  • NM156

    Get rid of the cornrows, kid.

    • The Worlds Scapegoat

      I didn’t notice the cornrows until you mentioned it. They just looked like braided hair similar to the style southern German girls had during and before WWII.

    • gemjunior

      LOL. I think she was trying to fit in. In the larger, more diverse community cornrows are pretty common and she thought she’d be more likely to be overlooked by some white-hating negro thug with those cornrows but alas, it’s not working. She glitters and shines like a diamond in a pool of muck.

    • Andy

      The first evidence of cornrows was from Berber paintings about 5000 years ago. The Greeks and Romans used them, and so did the Celts. Like most African culture celebrated in the US, they were not invented by what you’d usually think of as black people.

      • pcmustgo

        and egyptians

  • eduard

    You must be joking! From the outside, tin shanty, but the inside has all the luxuries you can think of. They own all the expensive wheels, like Mercs (wabenzi’s), Jags, Volvos etc. but they cram up to ten in a one bedroom apartment. The more affluent live in mansions with no curtains and matresses on the floor and a television set. You can spot an appartment with blacks in – no curtains or just a filthy sheet in front of the windows. Don’t be surprised if you see newsprint closing up the windows either.

    • http://www.facebook.com/johanna.vandokkum Johanna VanDokkum

      Do you live in one of those squatter camps and do you know that for a certainty? If not, shut your ignorant yap.

  • Greg Thomas

    If she were a mestizo, our traitors in Washington would have her on the next plane.

    • robinbishop34

      If she were black they’d have her on a rocketship.

      • stewardofthemystery

        If she were black/muslim/lesbian/tranny they would figure out a way to bend the space-time continuum to get her here. All paid for by your tax dollar$.

  • Bad_Mr_Frosty

    Even White squatter camps are cleaner and more orderly than the cities now infested with blacks

  • Robert L. Thomas

    Afrikaaners are amazing people.A credit to our race.

  • NeanderthalDNA

    Some White with money please be charitable and help get this girl out of that hellhole and somewhere else. I hear that former Soviet Georgia wants to take in Afrikaaners.

    • robinbishop34

      Perhaps Amren could spearhead some sort of charitable drive to raise donations and evacuate her out of that God forsaken disaster area.

      • Katherine McChesney

        There are Facebook commenters who are looking for a way to contact her. One of them works for a radio station. Perhaps they’ll organize a way to rescue her and her family.

        • robinbishop34

          Hi Katherine, could you provide a link to the facebook page(s)?

          • http://www.facebook.com/johanna.vandokkum Johanna VanDokkum

            The child is in a very vulnerable situation living in a very small, hidden squatter camp. If everybody descended on her who wanted to interview her, she could be placed in great danger. People outside SA often aren’t aware that there’s a high price on pretty Afrikaner children and that they are preyed upon by primarily Nigerian slave-traders. The best way to contact her is through US Pastor Skip Moen who has set up a support fund for her: skip@skipmoen.com

          • robinbishop34

            I don’t know if I trust this guy.

      • http://www.facebook.com/johanna.vandokkum Johanna VanDokkum

        There already is a charity which was set up for Irene Van Niekerk: run by US pastor Rev Skip Moen and administered inside South Africa. It’s already helped her get medical treatment but it’s primary motivation is to encourage her to enter in athletics events – because as Skip writes, “Irene is running herself out of poverty one race at a time’. DETAILS on picture:

  • PBL

    Refugee status for her, she is surely not a terrorist threat!

    • Sloppo

      I believe being a terrorist threat is something that would make you more likely to get refugee status. “Refugee status” people are the ones who move to white countries and turn the whites in those countries into refugees.

  • Sherman_McCoy

    What a beautiful young girl. She reminds me of my own daughter. She deserves far better than to be stuck in that horrible country surrounded by savage primitives.

  • jeffaral

    Her Christian equalitarian God will sure help her, Keep praying and talking to God, cause South Africa is soon becoming the rainbow paradise we were promised.

    • François

      That deity you speak of, is not our god. It never was. That alien and tribal god was imposed on Europeans when the Roman emperors were converted to an alien religion from the Middle East.

  • scutum

    She is beautiful, why isn’t our immigration system allowing people like this into our nation, instead of the scum that is presently coming across our borders and through our ports.

  • Barrack Osama

    These people are the immigrants the US needs.

  • rebelcelt

    This is what all the blacks in the U.S. want to reduce Whites to. Someone explain (slowly) to the liberals that Whites means them too. My God these are the people we should be importing to the U.S.

  • whites only needed in amerika

    Bring her to Amerika now. Is Obama still denying whites to come to this white nation like he allows reds to come from south of the border or reds/yellows to come from Asia?

  • gemjunior

    What a beautiful child, she brought tears to my eyes. Her parents are obviously still in possession of their Old Europe values and have still retained their love of God despite all that’s happened and the condition they’ve been reduced to. I think the guy interviewing her should just have asked a few more questions about the school, etc. This good white kid could be slaughtered at any time, as she runs at 5am or whenever. She could fall victim to the savages all around her and I will keep this lovely little girl in my prayers. It really shows the strength of the Afrikaaners to see such undaunted spirit. It’s easy for her because it’s in her DNA.

  • Mulder

    Sweet girl; I wish she was my daughter. Afrikaaner may be her native tongue, but she speaks better English than most of the NBA.

  • Michael_C_Scott

    But surely you would have to admit that this is because her parents are white. White parents usually produce better conditions for their children.

  • August West

    Since everyone else is marrying to bring people to the US and Europe, along with adopting, could we legally smuggle our white brethren out of that sh*t storm here?

    • François

      Why not?

  • François

    I think that fantastic young lady is simply heroic… but I almost cry when I see what has become of the society built by our white brothers in South Africa! How we let them down!!!

  • pcmustgo

    Beautiful girl, truly
    Were her toes burned by Blacks?
    What is the little black boy seen in the video doing in this white squatters camp, confused… he doesn’t look mixed race either, he’s a toddler.
    I watched another video on South Africa and it featured a white man who lived in a squatter’s camp. I wondered how safe it was for whites to live outside exposed like that near blacks and if the squatter camps were integrated. He had lost his legs being thrown from a train and I wondered if the person who did that to him was black.

  • http://www.facebook.com/johanna.vandokkum Johanna VanDokkum

    If young athlete Iren Van Niekerk 15 had been black, the SA Sportsconfederation and Olympic Committee (SASOC) would not even think about withdrawing its support for this vulnerable child. Today, it’s reported that SASOC feels her ‘case is too politicised and they consider withdrawing their support’. http://www.beeld.com/Suid-Afrika/Nuus/Video-Te-wit-vir-hulp-20130426

  • http://www.facebook.com/johanna.vandokkum Johanna VanDokkum

    The poverty and homelessness amongst Afrikaners like Irene Van Niekerk and her family have reached an alltime high. Never have Afrikaners been as poor as this – not even after the Boers were forced off their self-sustaining homesteads by the British colonials and forced to move to the cities to work in goldmines and garment-factories after 1902. The South African facebook pages are full of pleas from homeless Afrikaners for a room in exchange for free work under headlines like “HaweloseVrouens’ (HomelessWomen). The latest count which was reached by the SA criminology-site http://www.Farmitracker.com is that at least 1million of the 3,4million Afrikaners in South Africa now are without any source of income whatsoever, and often are floating around the countryside as homeless ‘internal refugees’, looking for a job, any job, to keep them alive. White farmers are hiring many homeless Afrikaners at rates well below the R105/day minimum farm-wages set for black workers: Afrikaners accept wages of R60 a day: and are happy to work at that rate as long as they also get housing and safety for their families. The Black Economic Empowerment Act of the ANC-regime has forced the vast majority of such working-age ‘whites’ (mostly Afrikaners) from the job market and this is juggernaut which is driving many Afrikaners from all their traditional towns they had settled, such as Pretoria, Johannesburg, Bloemfontein and many other smaller towns founded by Afrikaners. So there are many highly skilled artisans and working-class Afrikaners living in many hundreds of little squatter camps all across South Africa. And still the ANC regime demonises them at every turn – they not only deny poor Afrikaners any food-aid, but also put pressure on companies not to donate to charities which try to help Afrikaners in their battle to survive. The ANC still continues to blame even the present generation of Afrikaners for all the problems South Africa may have. Did the electricity grid collapse? ‘It’s apartheid’s fault’. Do the food-prices rise? ? “Blame those evil white farmers’. Are violent crime rates rising? The police minister blames “Afrikaners who don’t get punished hard enough’.

    • pcmustgo

      Hey, I knew Americans who went over their years ago and were blown away by the wealth and privilege of white south africans, just in terms of them living in luxury and having mades, typical “third world elite” style… So maybe white South Africans need to be more charitable to their own kind too…

  • http://www.facebook.com/johanna.vandokkum Johanna VanDokkum

    D.B. Cooper: you are so wrong. The white squatters receive no government food-aid, no government survival-benefits of any kind. And the more than 15million blacks who live in squatter camps, receive child-benefits, old-age benefits, free school-fees, food-aid parcels, and are entitled to cheap government-housing. All these benefits are denied to ‘whites’, even those born after 1994: even the smallest Afrikaans baby in an orphanage is considered an enemy of the State which should not be ‘entitled’ to any kind of help because the child ‘belongs to the previously advantaged group’. So no, the whites in these camps are much worse off than the poor blacks. Because the Afrikaners are also denied jobs under the sonamed Black Economic Empowerment Act. Afrikaner men, women and even the disabled are denied jobs under the ANC-regime.

  • http://twitter.com/BigBlue1180 Big Blue 11

    How can I get running gear and sneakers to her

    • A European

      Johanna VanDokkum said above: There already is a charity which was set up for Irene Van Niekerk: run
      by US pastor Rev Skip Moen and administered inside South Africa. It’s
      already helped her get medical treatment but it’s primary motivation is
      to encourage her to enter in athletics events – because as Skip writes,
      “Irene is running herself out of poverty one race at a time’. DETAILS on
      picture:

      https://securecdn.disqus.com/uploads/mediaembed/images/481/891/original.jp

      perhaps you can send a letter to the adress in the picture.

  • pcmustgo

    Boers like her have a somewhat Asiatic look in terms of the heavy, prominent cheekbones, thicker lips and more slanted eyes… She’s beautiful, I’m just saying these people have a very interesting look.

  • Lygeia

    Stories like this are very important. The Afrikaaners built South Africa only to have it taken away from them. It is a cautionary tale for whites in America.

  • Andrew

    I’m a white south african. Now don’t get me wrong here. This girl has achieved so much and i’m very proud of her. But the stories about poor whites in SA irritates the crap out of me. Those people had privilaged jobs with the former government and have done absolutely nothing to further or better themselves since then.They cry about Affirmative action. There is work if you are willing to get of your arse and look and work hard ! You do not eat in SA if you don’t work. There is no welfare or charity. It’s up to you as an individual.

  • Husik

    iii

  • Husik

    I think that her fate is simmilar to Milica Djordjevic, the only white child in Prizren in Kosovo.
    Before american bombing were living 40000 Serbs there…

    http://serbianfbreporter.wordpress.com/2013/01/11/milica-the-only-serbian-child-in-prizren