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Rape is black people’s ‘pastime’, white South African judge says in Facebook rant

South Africans aren’t blind to the fact that race still divides their country. But when an activist named Gillian Schutte went public recently with messages she had exchanged with a high court judge a year ago, she certainly achieved her stated goal: to expose the “deep racism and colonial thinking” that still pervade upper echelons of South African society.

Mabel Jansen, who is the daughter of a former governor-general of South Africa during the apartheid years, sent the messages last May, and says she was trying to explain specific cases of sexual violence in a private context…

Source: Rape is black people’s ‘pastime’, white South African judge says in Facebook rant | Stuff.co.nz

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