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Charles Baty, 72, injured in Witrivier attack

 

Charles Baty plays the bagpipes in the well-known Stevenson Hamilton Pipe Band in the Lowveld: he was attacked on June 18 2010 in his home – and now is fighting for his life in hospital with serious hatchet-injuries to the head:


Baty Charles Attacked JUne 182010 StevensonHamiltonPipeBand BagpipePlayer2010-06-18 Buks Viljoen of Beeld newspaper reports that 72-year-old bagpipe enthusiast Charles Baty – who was all set to emigrate to join his family in the USA – sustained serious head-injuries in a hatchet-attack and reportedly in serious condition in hospital.

  Baty, left,  plays the bagpipes in the well-known Scottish orchestra in the Lowveld, the Stevenson Hamilton Pipe Band (picture from their Facebook page).

The old man was found in serious condition by a friend who stopped in for a  visit at 4pm at his Magalies Street home. The friend was alerted that something was wrong when he saw the backdoor and security gates wide-open, said SAPS colonel Erhard Ströh, chief of the local police.  The friend found Batty lying in a puddle of blood in his home’s hallway – unconscious. He also had ‘serious scratch-marks to his head’.

The last time Mr Baty was seen was when he was at a church in town at around 1pm. Nelspruit medi-clinic spokeswoman Ms. Robyn Baard, said he was in ‘a very serious condition. Brain-scans were carried out on him and at the time of going to press a local neurosurgeon was still attending to him”.

Baty’s children reportedly already moved to the USA and he was planning to emigrate soon to join them, friends said.

Colonel Ströh said police were unable to establish whether anything was missing from the old man’s house. http://www.beeld.com/Suid-Afrika/Nuus/Bejaarde-tuis-met-byl-aangeval-20100618 http://www.facebook.com/posted.php?id=47372797522#!/group.php?gid=47372797522

 

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Stevenson Hamilton Pipe Band Nelspruit was hit by a tragedy in attack member Charles Baty June182010

Twelve SA leaders charged with genocide - ICC, The Hague

 

June 18 2010 – The International Criminal Court has confirmed receipt of a complaint by a Rustenburg farmer against  twelve of South Africa’s top politicians - including president Jacob Zuma -- on charges of genocidal hate-speech and human-rights violations. Among the many charges, there’s also a mention of incitement to kill Afrikaner farmers with the illegal genocidal hatespeech chant “Shoot the Farmer’.

There are twelve co-respondents in the case, said Fanie van der Walt, the farmer’s lawyer in a media statement, published by Radio Sonder Grense and by Sowetan newspaper. In the sworn statements handed in to the ICC in The Hague, the leading South Africans who are included in the charges are: President Jacob Zuma, ANC youth league leader Julius Malema, SAPS minister Nathi Mthethwa, SAPS head Bheki Cele, former national police commissioner Jackie Selebi, Minsiter of agriculture, forestry and fisheries Tina Joemat Peterson, Defence minister Lindiwe Sisulu, Intelligence minister Siyabonga Cwele, ex-Intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils, African National Congress party’s secretary-general Gwede Mantashe, and the ministers for rural development and for land affairs, Gugile Nkwinti and Pali Lehohla. The charges are genocide and crimes against humanity, reports Radio Sonder Grense.

“Sowetan” newspaper quotes the Rustenburg farmer’s lawyer Fanie van der Walt as saying in a statement:  “The office of the prosecutor of the ICC confirmed in writing the receipt of the complaints which will now receive attention.”

One of the charges against Malema involves his incitement for genocide in his publing singing of the chant “shoot the Boer”, defying two High Court rulings making it illegal to chant the genocidal hatespeech song in public.

The unidentified Rustenburg farmer and his family reportedly left South Africa two weeks ago, fearing for their safety after deciding to lay the charge against Malema. They have also asked the international court for a guarantee of protection – and won’t return to South Africa unless they can obtain a guarantee for their safety.

The submission of information to the office of the prosecutor did not automatically trigger an investigation, said Van der Walt. “In accordance with the Rome Statute, the office must analyse all information submitted in order to determine whether the rigorous criteria of the statute are satisfied.

“Once a decision is reached whether or not a reasonable basis to proceed with an investigation exists, the office of the prosecutor will promptly inform [us] thereof, along with reasons for the decision.

“We believe however that the ICC will decide to formally investigate the complaints because they comply with the very specific and defined jurisdiction and mandate of the [court] as defined by the Rome Statute.”
http://www.sowetan.co.za/News/Article.aspx?id=1152504

“Afrikaners are the target of ethnic-violence” – UNPO

Mulder Pieter Fourie Andre UNPO 

general congress Rome May292010 Picture: Afrikaner-members of UNPO Dr Pieter Mulder, left and Andre Fourie at the UNPO annual congress in Rome, Italy May 2010

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation – which represents 200-million people worldwide and has 54 minority-group members – also issued a unanimous statement at its annual meeting in Rome, Italy last month -- , condemning the South African farm-murders/attacks against the Afrikaners, labelling these as "Serious Human Rights Violations' during their annual general meeting in Rome, Italy. http://censorbugbear-reports.blogspot.com/2010/05/farm-murders-serious-human-rights.html

UNPO  statement: "Afrikaners in general, and the Afrikaner farmers in particular, are the target of ethnic violence. The South African murder rate is extremely high at 48 murders per 100,000 of the population, compared to 2 murders per 100,000 in Europe, for example. If Afrikaner farmers are taken as a statistical population, the murder rate is 287 per 100,000. This is a grave situation, with more than 2,000 Afrikaner farmers having already been murdered in the last 13 years* . http://www.unpo.org/content/view/8148/247/

 

The significance of the Shoot the Boer and Kill the Boer chants:

 

http://article.wn.com/view/2010/03/19/Boer_waits_for_Malema_shootout/

http://www.rsg.co.za/default.asp

Would we play football in the Adolph Hitler Stadium?

Imagine if a FIFA World Cup stadium in Germany had been named the Adolph Hitler Stadium. Would Germany have permitted that? Or FIFA? Would they just have glossed over the names of those responsible for the deaths of so many?

Why then will FIFA 2010 World Cup matches be played at the Peter Mokaba Stadium? Peter Mokaba openly encouraged the murder of innocent South Africans and he influenced the South African Government to deny the existence of HIV/Aids. 

More than 3,500 farmers and smallholders have been brutally murdered under ANC-hegemony -- because of what Mokaba stood for with his chants of “Kill the Boer, Kill the Farmer”; his terrorist-activities in the Pietersburg region as a member of Umkhonte we Sizwe (the still active military branch of the African National Congress). Mokaba has never testified at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission – however former SADF officers did testify at the TRCe that Mokaba was suspected of many violent acts of terrorism causing the deaths of many people; that he was arrested for carrying out terrorist acts; but that three of his comrades had taken the rap and gone to jail instead when they refused to testify against him.

AIDS IN SOUTH AFRICA DROPPED LIFE EXPECT FROM 62 YEARS TO 49 YEARS Map above: Afriforum Youth also pointed out that more than 10% of the black South African population are now HIV positive – also because Mokaba’s rabid Aids-denialism*  has so greatly influenced the entire ANC-leadership when the epidemic was still in its infancy – and could easily have been prevented if the scientific advice had been accepted by the ruling party.  Many of those millions of AIDS-deaths could have been avoided. Peter Mokaba’s death also was unnecessary: the ‘fiery youth leader’ died in 2002 of AIDS…at the age of only 43. Mokaba was quoted as saying that ‘the HIV virus had not been isolated; and that anti-retroviral drugs were toxic and had no benefits beyond making profits for pharmaceutical companies” according to his obituary in The Guardian newspaper in the UK. The autodidactic Mokaba was also quoted as saying: "We can't allow ourselves to be turned into guinea pigs for these companies to play with our lives."http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2002/jul/12/guardianobituaries.aids

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Afriforum says that FIFA owes the families of the murdered South African farmers and the victims of HIV/AIDS an apology for naming a football stadium after this man.

http://www.stube.co.za/4.0/video/322/FIFA-2010-World-Cup-A-Celebration-of-Genocide

Afriforum Youth distributed the above documentary on the South African farm murders in protest against FIFA naming one of the World Cup 2010 after the late Peter Mokaba.

Afriforum chairman Ernst Roets said the documentary was launched in protest against Fifa's refusal to a request to remove  the"idealisation" of the controversial late ANCYL leader's name from the Fifa website. “AfriForum Youth has now launched a web site and documentary on the farm murders and the unjustifiable veneration which the South African government and Fifa has for Peter Mokaba," Roets said.

Mokaba, who died in June 2002, was known for singing his socalled ‘ traditional struggle song’  with the words "kill the boer, kill the farmer" at ANCYL rallies. The World Cup stadium in Polokwane was named after him.

Banned from protesting against bail for murder suspects of farmer Johan Strijdom

Roets said the Afriforum Youth movement was banned from rotesting outside the Potchefstroom Magistrate's Court in the renamed “Peter Mokaba Street” – because FIFA enforced a ban on protest gatherings for the duration of the World Cup.

Strydom Johan 40 ChainedToBakkieMay152010BuffelshoekParysBludgeonedIronRod Afriforum wanted to protest outside the law courts where two black men, accused of attacking Potchefstroom farmer Johan Strydom (left); dragging him across a firm chained to his bakkie, and killing him by bludgeoning the young farmer to death.

The men were expected to apply for bail on June 10 and Afriforum had planned to protest against allowing them bail – however the Potchefstroom municipality blocked Afriforum’s application to do so. 

The documentary, which is narrated by popular Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr, shows Mokaba followers singing the "Kill the boer, kill the farmer" song. It also included graphic images of farm murders and Aids victims.

Roets said the DVD also gave information on how Mokaba had incited his followers to commit racial violence, as well as on the way in which he influenced the SA government to deny the existence of HIV/Aids. "We have made thousands of copies of this documentary. We will distribute it at the airports, hotels and soccer stadiums in DVDs," he said. "We will also present copies to the presidents of the ANCYL and Fifa."

Roets added that while Afriforum -- who also laid a complaint against Fifa and the Local Organising Committee at the SA Human Rights Commission -- had no intention of disrupting the World Cup "the hero worship of Fifa for Peter Mokaba is an unacceptable slap in the face of the more than two thousand victims of farm murders and the more than a million victims of HIV/Aids."

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Sources:

In 2009 5.7-million people suffered HIV-Aids in South Africa: The impact of the AIDS epidemic is reflected in the dramatic change in South Africa’s mortality rates. The overall number of annual deaths increased sharply from 1997, when 316,559 people died, to 2006 when 607,184 people died. This rise is not solely FROM hiv-aids  - however the death-rates peak specifically among young adults of child-bearing age: which is the age group most affected by AIDS. In 2006, 41% of all the ‘natural’ deaths were recorded amongst 25 - 49 year olds, up from 29% in 1997.6 This is a strong indicator that AIDS is a major, if not the principal, factor in the overall rising number of deaths.

An estimated 5.7 million people were HIV-AIDS sufferers in 2009, more than in any other country.1 In 2008, more than 250,000 South Africans died of AIDS, it is believed.2 National prevalence is around 11% – with half of the child-bearing age girls and women and over a quarter of men of child-producing age infected with the Human-Imune-Deficiency Virus which leads to inevitable death from the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.3 http://www.avert.org/aidssouthafrica.htm