Fox News host Tucker Carlson condemns
the killings of white farmers in South Africa and media cover up of the ongoing
ethnocide. He described the situation as
“racist violence” aimed at white farmers.
Recently, a third victim, winemaker
Stefan Smit was murdered in Cape Winelands.
Thereby, sparking fears that the area has become a hotspot for farm
Smit had been openly critical of the
threat of land grabs on his property – a large estate in Stellenbosch, Western
Cape – South Africa’s most famous wine region.
In March, Smit was interviewed about
the predicament of white farm owners in the country’s wine region.
However, the newspaper denounced
reports of forced takeover and murders as “false or exaggerated allegations”.
Carlson stressed that hundreds of
white farmers have been killed, some of whom were tortured before being
However, the South African government
has not taken any action against the killings. The government maintains that it
is “working to change the country laws in order to seize land without
South Africa’s ruling party, the
African National Congress, has denounced the violence against farmers, but
farming groups still accuse the party of not doing enough to stop it.
“And skin color is a central motivation
here,” the Fox News host said, stating the obvious.
“Nobody denies that. Let’s be clear
about what is happening. This is racist violence, as brutal and horrifying and
indefensible as anything that happened under Apartheid.
“Last year, the New York Times called
this show immoral for even suggesting that farm murders might be a problem. But
there is one problem for the Times: Their own interview subjects are getting
Carlson also shared the following
“On the same day Smit was
murdered, an elderly couple’s house was broken into on a farm nearby. Three
black armed suspects gained entry to the house and threatened the two
occupants, both aged 70. They are yet to be arrested.”