South African Rebels Set British War Memorial Ablaze

Rebecca Perring, Express, April 3, 2015

A monument to British soldiers who died in the Boer Wars between 1899 and 1902 has been set on fire by members of a radical South African group.

Describing it as a “colonial statue” the protestors abandoned a burning tyre over the statue of the soldier in the centre of the southern town of Uitenhage.

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A police warrant officer Basil Seekoei said: “We haven’t arrested anyone yet. We’re still busy with the investigation first.”

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), a South African revolutionary socialist political party, quickly claimed responsibility for the sickening incident on Thursday.

A young member of EFF, Luxolo Jacobs, posted images of the statue ablaze on Twitter, alongside a message to the founder of the party Julius Malema.

He wrote: “The statue of the Anglo-Boer War fell in Uitenhage. When the Leadership speaks fighters respond.”

Police said the memorial is “not badly damaged” but the stonework was merely blackened.

This comes after Mr Malema called for the statues of South Africa’s former white rulers to be taken down.

EFF Regional Deputy chairman Bo Madwara told a local television station: “We said that economic liberation must be accompanied by the falling of these colonial statues and we would want to see them replaced by liberation hero statues.”

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  • Truthseeker

    The barbarians resent the civilization they could never build.

    • A Freespeechzone

      They live in a civilization with technology we built and you KNOW it ticks them off that they could have never created either…..and the fact that most on Earth don’t need them whatsoever.

      • PissedOffScientist

        I suspect you give them too much mental credit, they’re just engaging in their instinctual destructive African behavior.

        • Kozi

          Just like your instinctual greedy behaviour?. You grabbed land and other natural resources in Africa and now Africans want those back and you insult them. You went into the middle east and grabbed oil and the arabs try to hold onto their resources you bomb them. All this greedy tendencies result in acts of terrorism ( I dont support them by the way) and all sorts of rebbelion. People just want what belongs to them, you cant grab everything from everybody and expect a thank you. Live others alone with their backwardness and they will leave you alone with your superiority

          • PissedOffScientist

            White people send BILLIONS of dollars to Africa each year because your people do not have the brain power to feed themselves on a continent that could feed the world.

            On behalf of any white people that may have oppressed you with all this foreign aid I apologize for the greed of Caucasian race.

          • Alden

            The Black Africans already got it back Anyway this statue commemorates the victory on one set of Whites over another set of Whitrs

          • newscomments70

            China is now reaping the natural resources of Africa. Their companies employ black Africans and treat them like dirt. The resources are not used to improve the life of the average Africans. Profits in Africa are mostly funneled to Chinese enterprises and rogue local dictatorships.

          • Marthinus Potgieter

            Sounds like a win/win situation to me ?

          • newscomments70

            …that a hostile country is reaping gold, diamond and Uranium? I don’t think so.

          • Marthinus Potgieter

            All countries in africa are hostile !

          • Reynardine

            “People just want what belongs to them.”

            Ok chief, first stop using our: computers, architecture, medicine, agriculture, science, math, engineering, power (steam, water, electricity, nuclear, etc), art, literature, language, communication, military technologies, organization methods and all related processes and procedures.

            What you are doing is appropriating White culture for yourself.

            You should rip up every road, city, town, railway, dam, and infrastructure that was build by the Whites in Africa.

            Then we can talk.

          • David Ashton

            Liberia and Abyssinia weren’t much cop when independent. Now “Africans” have “their” land back, what have they done with it? Compare Rhodesia under Smith to Zimbabwe under Mugabe.

          • IBWHITE

            There’s an old saying that goes something like this – I used to think I could really screw a ni**er, until I watched a ni**er screw a ni**er.

        • Quido

          Let me understand this. They tried burn a stone statue to destroy it. If the stature was made of rubber they would probably try to destroy it with hammers

          • David Ashton

            It’s “symbolic”. Winnie Mandela’s ANC thugs put their black opponents inside tires filled with diesel fuel so that when set alight the victims would take longer to burn to death in agony. (Did someone say KKK?)

        • Marthinus Potgieter

          Rhodes and the British tried to civilize the wrong continent – it worked in the US and Australia but africa is not and may never be ready and it seems will fall in and out of a dark age slumber whilst the rest of the educated parts of the world move forward.

          • David Ashton

            They should have done what Oswald Pirow suggested and divide sub-Saharan Africa between blacks and whites.

      • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

        Precisely. The “big J” is at the root of their violence against Whites.

    • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

      Exactly. The number one problem fueling all of this Negro on White violence in South Africa is Negro jealousy. The Negroes just cannot accept that the English and Dutch brought a measure of civilization to their backward, violence plagued land. Africa’s #1 problem is the Negro race, and their penchant for sociopathy.

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      I’m ALL for Whites leaving SA – leaving it exactly the way they found it, that is.

      Rip down all the buildings, bridges, roads and other White-engineered infrastructure, plow up the orchards, fields, trees, etc. and then salt the earth as the price for abusing and killing Whites.

      • nordicman

        Looks like “white privilege” to me!

        • Bon, From the Land of Babble

          I’d like commies like Tim Wise to lecture destitute Whites about White privilege – and why BEE policies that discriminate against 10% (0r less) of the White population in SA are fair due to “White privilege.”

          Here’s a few examples of privilege Whites enjoy in SA:

      • Steve_in_Vermont

        You need not rip anything down when the whites leave. The black community will do that for them, by design or neglect.

        • Bon, From the Land of Babble

          You are right, of course, as any before and after photo of SA – or Detroit, Baltimore, Camden, etc. any city or area that was once White.

          They’ll still blame Whites, though, and the media will report it as such.

          • George Moriarty

            Lets be totally honest, is there any reader on this site who would want to go near that beach? Is there any UK, Dutch or German tourist that would want to go on that beach? It looks somewhere between repulsive and evil.
            The Durban tourist authorities warned that this would happen to their “Golden Mile” as soon as the beach was desegregated.

      • Truthseeker

        No need to tear everything down. If the Whites left South Africa, the Blacks would take it back to pre-European civilization all by themselves.

  • Getting more advanced, are we? Last week they tried to throw bags of poo at this statue. Or was it another statue?

    • ejXinMI

      It was a statue of Cecil Rhodes. As with the Detroit Institute of Arts, some wealthy whites should pool their resources and rescue these historical art and artifacts from the barbarians. South Africa, and Rhodesia are lost. I can accept that IF the Africans in North America are expelled. Please, let’s have some peace.

      • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

        Negroes hate peace. They laugh in your face if you suggest that we should all try to get along. Aggression, hatred, and violence are what Negroes respect. They are a savage race who has no place in Western Civilization.

    • Michael Whalen

      Just like Piss Christ, only more so…….

      • Kenner

        If Christ isn’t by now, he’s not paying attention.

  • Susannah

    Great, now these savages can build universities in their own image. Any century now…

    • George Moriarty

      Strange, as I read this I have just finished reading yet another article in a scientific publication that states that “there is NO such thing as race” (Australian Science Oct 2014 p 36) The writer basically says all 19th & 20th century anthropology was wrong etc etc and of course people who live in a village in Scotland are going to be quite different to a tribe living on the coast in Kenya.
      OK. How come whites could create a civilization in southern Africa yet the indigenous peoples did not?

      • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

        This race not existing bunk these Leftist quack scientists are trying to force feed to the masses is so obviously a total crock. We can see clearly with our eyes that race exists. If we pay any amount of attention to human behavior, we can also see that the different races think and act differently as well. Science is not even required to verify this. Just the ability to observe and perceive.

        • George Moriarty

          Yes, true science is all about observation and measurement.

        • David Ashton

          Not only the visible phenotype but the genotype also.

    • TruthBeTold

      Can you imagine when all the statues are gone how black South Africans will then rise to the stature the statues are preventing them from achieving.

    • George Moriarty

      “Any century now…”, somehow I think that even if you had used the word “millennium” that would still be rather optimistic!

  • anony

    The remaining Whites in this hell-hole need to leave now. Let those people wallow in their mud huts.

    • George Moriarty

      It is not a full hell-hole just yet, but if you want to read the daily progress of degeneration just read Google News South African edition, that will give you a good idea what is happening.

    • guest

      Should that happen, the Whites who left will still be blamed for the black Africans’ own self-imposed misery.

      But hey, they want the Whites gone, which means they want the civilization that Whites have helped build gone too. The White South Africans would be better off relocating to Europe or other Westernized nations and be done with Africa forever.

      • bv

        Helped build?? Only they (Whites) built it.

    • bv

      None of the white countries will take them.

      • George Moriarty

        This is a whole issue in itself but don’t count on the UNHCR to take this problem on board any time soon.

  • Hammerheart

    I guess they don’t remember the Rhodesian Army’s counter insurgency campaign against them. It didn’t end so well.

    • Reynardine

      The Bush War was a resounding success, and the Rhodesian SAS was amongst the world’s most elite. International blockades and boycotts (and the withdrawal of South African, Israeli, and Portuguese support) ruined Rhodesia.

      Also, Jewish social action and white flight decimated the numbers of the Rhodesian security forces.

      Economic Pressure + Demographic Pressure + Jewish Infiltration = Death.

  • Luca

    Just as Haiti threw off the White colonial oppressors, so shall South African. Then it can realize its full potential and become the vibrant civilized mega-power that Haiti has become in a few short centuries.

    • Reynardine

      Youtube cuckold John Green (who does Crash Course and Sci Show with his brother) did a hilariously white-guilty take on Haiti, insisted that we shouldn’t mock them for their backwardness because that’s just mean.

      He puppy-dog eyed the audence as he told them Haiti is one of the first ‘republics’ in the Americas, and that they saved us from Napoleon (actually it was disease that did that). Too bad he left out everything that happened after Napoleon’s invasion, ’cause Papa Doc was just such a swell, democratic, just and peaceful leader and all.

  • james AZ

    Ok fine with me, we will not remember black savage heroes statues in Africa OK ….OK no problems for whites……….

  • SentryattheGate

    If Whites being there was/is such a problem, then why don’t they get rid of all the White inventions & technology that came with them? No way that’s going to happen! The cars, airplanes, paved roads, pure drinking water, medicines, hospitals, air conditioning, schools, computers, phones, money, etc., etc, etc.

    • Michael Whalen

      They won’t have to get rid white technology and inventions. In a few years these devices will be worn down beyond repair.

      • Marthinus Potgieter

        The culture of theft is well ingrained in most of africa – illegal immigrants in civilized parts of the world will keep on supplying them with trinkets, mirrors and shiny stuff !

    • Kozi

      They were all built from African natural resources

      • Alden

        Not really There are no coal or iron mines in Africa for steel making o

  • WR_the_realist

    This happens anytime one group is displaced by another. It’s only a matter of time before all Confederate statues, memorials, and parks are renamed / torn down to make way for the diversity. Very shortly afterwards all statues, memorials, and parks that memorialize American revolutionary heroes will also be sent into the memory hole.

    • John Smith

      I guess folks have read here on AR about what the negroes in Selma did to their local Confederate memorial?

      • Alden

        Isn’t Selma a giant monument to what happens after Whites leave?

        • Susannah

          One of an unfortunate many.

  • Epiminondas

    Coming to America in the not-too-distant future.

  • D.B. Cooper

    Ozymandias Percy Blysshe Shelley
    I met a traveller from an antique land
    Who said: “Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
    Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand,
    Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown,
    And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command,
    Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
    Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,
    The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed:
    And on the pedestal these words appear:
    ‘My name is Ozymandias, king of kings:
    Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!’
    Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
    Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare
    The lone and level sands stretch far away.

    • George Moriarty

      I assume you are comparing Ozymandias with Rhodes?
      Can anyone tell me and other readers in 25 words or less as to how or why the great Egyptian civilization of antiquity was destroyed?
      It has systematically been destroyed again by Islam over the past 1400 years but that is another story.

      • John Smith

        Could it have something to do with invasion by the Nubians?

    • There is no bottom to the Pit of Despair, and one bounces off hard, sharp edges all the way down. If one is very lucky, one lands somewhere. It’s not landing with a sickening thud that hurts, so much as trying to climb back up.

    • David Ashton

      Instead of Ozymandias they could have tried Ozzy Mosley.

  • Geoff Lavery

    Destroying a monument honoring the murderers of tens of thousands of innocent white Afrikaner women and children? Actually, that’s fine by me

    • George Moriarty

      Yes and no, this of course has been the other great tragedy of white South Africa, the biter enmity between whites of Dutch and British ancestry.

      • David Ashton

        Ditto, the enmity between all European peoples.

    • Alden

      You have a point I doubt any Afrikaners were upset about the destruction any more than the Irish would be about a destruction if a statue of Cromwell

    • Marthinus Potgieter

      The monument was erected in support and memory of horses that died in the Boer war as far as I understand.

  • Blacks are shiftless and lazy, but when they do get up off their sorry butts, they often use their energy to destroy instead of build. At 8 percent of the population, whites are not numerous enough to keep the place running smoothly. Soon it will implode into black killing black via tribal warfare. That will be fun to watch. Let’s give them nukes and really get the party going.

    On another note, that great South African blogger Ozzie Saffa is shutting down her blog, which was a great source of info on SA.

  • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

    While the Negroes certainly have no right to lay a finger on this White memorial, let us reflect for a moment, as Whites, on what was happening in The Boer Wars. Englishmen were killing Dutchmen. Whites killing Whites. Brother against Brother, just like in our tragic War of Northern Aggression here in the states. If Englishmen and Dutchmen had been a united front in building an outpost of Western Civilization, saving their aggression for warranted acts of aggression against the Negro savages, acting with loyalty to their race as a White united front, just think what could have been accomplished. A house divided always falls. Enacting necessary retribution against violent Negroes as a White bulwark was what should have been occurring, not Englishmen and Dutchmen slaughtering each other in the name of petty sectionalism.

    • Americaandthewestshouldbewhite

      I agree. However, if you looks closely, it is the sneaky jewwws that brought about this war. I am sure Am ren will deleted my comment for saying this about the tribe that cannot be criticized.

      • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

        Petty sectionalism fueled every War in the White European world right up until WWI. The Jewish question was of course front and center in WWII, and German anger at slippery Jewish bankers and businessmen was well founded. Germans killing 4 million gentile Poles, though, was the height of this petty sectionalism I speak of. 4 Million violent, feral, homicidal Negroes or Islamists would have been a much more sensible slaughter. Whites, throughout history, have been most adept at slaughtering our brethren on the battlefield. Not our true enemies.

        • Americaandthewestshouldbewhite

          All comments got deleted, which I replied to your post. I still agree with you.

        • Samuel Hathaway

          We can see why Germany would want to fight Communist Russia, but when it came to England, France, Holland, Poland, Czechoslovakia, and Belgium, the wholesale slaughter of milliones of other Europeans by the Nazis cannot be justified.

          • David Ashton

            The last bit is true, but WW2 was more complicated – have a look at the books by Pat Buchanan, Udo Walendy and David Irving.

    • Kozi

      If you didnt come to Africa and savagely force black people into your ships to work on your plantations (for free), there would be no need to fight us. If you didnt come to Africa and plunder our natural resources there would be no need to fight us. If you kept your superior civilization and let us keep our backward cultures there would be no need for you to fight us. If you kept your religion to yourself and leave us in peace, we could practice ours in peace. You are doing the same to the Arabs and you call them names when they retaliate. No one really invited you and your civilisation.

      • throttler

        So, stop coming to European countries, The US, Canada, Australia.

      • newscomments70

        “you didnt come to Africa and savagely force black people into your ships to work on your plantations (for free)” Me? I’ve never been to Africa and I never owned any slaves. There has always been slavery, and there still is. Millions of whites were by the Arabs/ barbary pirates, as well. “No one really invited you and your civilisation.” No one is inviting African to immigrate to white countries either, but we do you keep coming? You have your own countries now, why do you have to immigrate to ours?

        • Sheik Yerbouti

          No they didn’t, they knew the jungle was full of sickness. They bought slaves in Africa the same way slaves are sold there today.

          Don’t waste time with blacks who think they can gripe about slavery that ended over a century ago and NOT to them. When they do nothing at all about slavery that is still happening in their benevolent, holy, crime-free homeland.

          • newscomments70

            He won’t respond to any of my statements, he will robotically repeat the same mantra over and over.

      • Alden

        Have you looked at the ships packed with Africans hoping to get to Italy

    • Alden

      That war occurred in the 1890s the blacks were not involved

  • Americaandthewestshouldbewhite

    ‘A police warrant officer Basil Seekoei said: “We haven’t arrested anyone yet. We’re still busy with the investigation first.”’
    Hello, you have pictures. what more do you need to arrest the criminals. Do you need a movie of the tragedy??

    • John Smith

      This was done with official approval, or at least indifference.

    • newscomments70

      “We’re busy with the investigation.” Wow, so professional sounding. That was almost cute. It sounds like children playing “cops and robbers”.

  • KevinPhillipsBong

    They burn the statue because they cannot burn the man.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Mexican immigrant Jesus Moreno emerged smiling from a California Department of Motor Vehicles office on Friday with official permission to do something he’s been doing here for more than a decade: driving.

    Keep it up!

    Here’s the REAL story in Africa once the cameras have left:

    • Kozi

      Oh so you are worried about us, that’s a first.

      • throttler

        Africa gets millions of dollars in aid which it does not deserve.

        • newscomments70

          billions, and they still hate us.

      • newscomments70

        Everything that blacks have is because of white infrastructure and altruism.

        • Reynardine

          The slave-holding south was less than 2% of the population and consisted mainly of Jews.

      • David Ashton

        I am genuinely worried about your population explosion and its causes. Africa seems unable to manage its own affairs productively and its children are the first victims.

  • nordicman

    Soon to happen here in America, Canada, Australia and much of Western/Northern Europe if whites don’t fight back NOW and start having more children.

    • Germanicus

      You get the prize. This is only solution: Babies beat bombs.

  • Hilis Hatki

    This is America’s future. Look at what they did to Robert E. Lee’s resting place. This Thursday , 9 April 2015 is the 150th anniversary of the ending of the American Civil War. Some are wanting it declared Defeat of the Confederacy Day.

    • Petronius

      It ended? Who knew? I never surrendered

      But if it’s really over, when are the Yankees going to remove their army of occupation?

      • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

        I reckon we’d better band together, and overthrow the Republicrats first and foremost. Secession is the answer. New, mostly White states such as Western Maryland throwing off the despot’s heel, followed by a group of such newly formed states bidding Adieu to D. C.

    • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

      The day true democracy for the White working class man, woman, and child died, pillaged by Imperialism. The Yankee despots cared nothing about Whites of modest means maintaining the democracy that so many had died fighting to establish 90 years before this. The Yankee elites only cared about making money and feathering their own nests. It was the Southern elites who believed that maintaining the first democracy on this earth was worth dying for.

      • newscomments70

        It seemed like wealthy on both sides were using the blood of the poor to protect their fortunes. I honestly don’t think that the Southern wealthy elite cared anything for the white poor/working class. If they did, they would’t have tried to replace them with black slaves.

        • Alden

          From what I understand the White elites despised the rest if the Whites
          It was rich Whites who created the terns poor White trash redneck cracker hillbilly etc

          • newscomments70

            The wealthy typically look down on the poor. They don’t see them as brothers in arms, even part of the same race. Wealthy liberals are even worse. They are actually psychotic about it; they fanatically hate whites and like the feet of non-whites.

  • Usually Much Calmer

    They necklaced a statue of British who fought the Boers for their benefit.

    I think the Oranians should be making plans to leave.

    • Reynardine

      I am glad someone else caught that as well.

      These people have no freakin’ clue, do they?

  • libertarian1234

    These black pigs are not indigenous to South Africa. Whites were in South Africa before them. Like almost all the rest they came to SA, from other parts of Africa, looking for a handout, because they couldn’t earn a living and were tired of hunting for their food…… nor could they build a civilization of their own.
    Like the blacks and Mexicans here, they gravitate to wherever white people are, because whites are successful wherever they live, and non-whites want part of it all for just showing up after white people have established a prosperous society.
    And, regarding blacks, when their numbers increase, they start DEMANDING to be included in with white society or they’ll riot, loot, kill and burn neighborhoods. That’s the story everywhere in the world where blacks have emigrated to.

    • Germanicus

      I pray for an end to the outrages perpetrated by jealous Blacks and some other groups. How long will this go on before the…Correction?

    • Petronius

      Exactamundo. Since the original Dutch and French Huguenot settlers (Boers) arrived in South Africa first, who are the real colonialists here?

      • Marthinus Potgieter

        The Portuguese discovered South Africa – Bartholomew Diaz in 1488. The Dutch settled in 1652. The British visited in 1820. Good progress was made and civilization was on the cards but all went wrong around 1994 when the current rulers the ‘anc’ took control – the rapid decline into African slumber and sloth did not take long !

    • Alden

      When the Portuguese went ashore in the 1450 a they discovered that although the locals had discovered fire they had not yet discovered cooking and ate their meat raw
      Even the Australian aborigines used fire for cooking

  • listenupbub

    The whites should leave, and let the africans run their own country. They will then realize what their country looks like without the colonists.

    • John Smith

      Better to leave on your own than be chased by kaffirs with machetes.

  • De Doc

    Let them burn their world down. Then they can go back to what is natural for them – grass huts and stone tipped spears. Oh, and they can use beet root extract as proof against the HIV endemic to the region. There is no saving South Africa.

  • P.W.B

    The Americans passed the “Comprehensive Anti Apartheid Act” against us white south Africans as far back as 1986.

    President Ronald Reagan vetoed the bill but he was overridden in Congress by 232 Dem’s & 81 Republics who voted against Reagan & in favor of sanctions & boycotts against SA.

  • ghettovalley

    They cannot create anything. They can only destroy. They have no substantial achievements as a people so they resent us for our own. This statue wasn’t really destroyed because it is some kind of symbol of oppression, it was destroyed because it reminds them of their own shortcomings.

  • Dale McNamee

    Ahhh, the children of Mandela !

    And we have an unfunny, racist Anti-Semite replacement host from South Africa to replace an equally unfunny host of an unfunny comedy show on a so-called “comedy” network…

  • David Ashton

    Better use of fire would be to clear RSA city streets of trash.