On October 12th, 2020 South African President Cyril Ramaphosa released a letter meant to mollify a fed-up South Africa, ostensibly to clam emotion ahead of the 16 October 2020 court date for the accused domestic terrorists who tortured, murdered, and hung 21-year-old farm manager Brendin Horner from a steel post. His day late, dollar short letter is full of blaming others for the ANC’s failures, moral equivalency, a complete lack of policy suggestions or ideas other than to tell others that they need to do better.
President Cyril Ramaphosa – New York 2018
In a paper called the “The Ten Stages of Genocide”, originally released as the Eight Stages of Genocide, presented to the US State Department in 1996, Dr. Gregory H. Stanton, a peer-reviewed academic on the subject of genocide, defines denial as one of the distinct stages of Genocide:
“Denial is the stage that lasts throughout and always follows Genocide. It is among the surest indicators of further genocidal massacres. The perpetrators of Genocide, burn the bodies, try to cover up the evidence and intimidate the witnesses. They deny that they committed any crimes and blame what happened on the victims.” says Dr. Stanton.
Why is President Cyril Ramaphosa denying the large scale killing of farmers, when even President Donald Trump is acutely aware of the atrocities in South Africa?
READ MORE: The Ten Stages of Genocide
President Cyril Ramaphosa – Cape Town 2018
Confronted by the Freedom Front Plus in a cabinet meeting, President Cyril Ramaphosa decided to make light of the matter and again called President Donald Trump a liar.
President Cyril Ramaphosa – Pretoria 2020
Diverting from the government’s incompetence and the heinous murder of Brendin Horner by playing the race card, President Cyril Ramaphosa Tweeted the following, shortly after releasing his letter. Apparently increasing the racial tensions in the country days before the murder trial is of no concern to the President.
We take a look at the president’s letter through the eyes of independent media and political commentator COL (Ret) William M. (Chris) Wyatt, CEO at The Indaba Africa Group, and previously Director of African Studies at the United States Army War College. Colonel Chris Wyatt is an expert on Africa having lived, studied, and worked in many countries in Africa, during which he acquired extensive knowledge of African politics.
The president’s letter
Source: The Presidency
The WCSTG project report to the following organisations on a daily basis:
READ MORE: Formal Framework of Genocide
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