Save the white farm­ers

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - NEWS - PAUL TOOHEY

THE Aus­tralian gov­ern­ment is be­ing urged to open its bor­ders to white South African farm­ers and give them sanc­tu­ary as refugees.

Aus­tralian rel­a­tives are wait­ing help­lessly as white farm­ers in South Africa come un­der a ris­ing wave of mur­der and tor­ture, and are des­per­ate for fam­ily mem­bers to be granted asy­lum. White South African farm­ers are mur­dered ev­ery week but only 12 South Africans have been granted hu­man­i­tar­ian visas over the past five years.

Aus­tralian au­thor­i­ties view white South Africans as fail­ing to meet the cri­te­ria of “refugee”.

A guard on pa­trol.

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