Tucker Carlson hosts apartheid apologist to complain about South Africa: "This is not what Nelson Mandela wanted"

Tucker Carlson hosts apartheid apologist to complain about South Africa: "This is not what Nelson Mandela wanted"

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From the May 15 edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight:

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TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): Well, now to a fascinating and significant story the media have all but ignored. South Africa is a diverse country, but the South African government would like to make it much less diverse.

An embattled minority of farmers, mostly Afrikaans-speaking, is being targeted in a wave of barbaric and horrifying murders. But instead of protecting them, the government just passed a law allowing it to seize their farms without any compensation based purely on their ethnicity, and distribute those farms to more favored groups. Thousands have already migrated out of the country, but they have struggled to attract any sympathy abroad for some reason.

Ernst Roets is Deputy CEO AfriForum, it's a South Africa civil rights group. He was just in the United States to meet with a number of government officials. He also took a moment to talk to us. Here is part of what he said.

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CARLSON: So, you describe in this book a disorganized but in some sense intentional campaign to crush a racial minority within your country, and the government seems on-board with it. Is that an overstatement?

ERNST ROETS: Well, what the book is about -- it's about government complicity in the scourge of farm attacks and farm murders that we've seen in South Africa.

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