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I dont trust that site. Many figures are from 2002 and they still have a figure for the death penalty which was abolished ages ago![/QUOTE]

No if you read the quote it tells you of the abolition date and when the last person was executed, it then quotes the 2007 Tier watch list, so the figures are for 2007 - 2008 after ANC have massaged them of course. But in a way you are right I don't trust them too, I would estimate about 500,000 Rape at least. If the figures for robbery were ever truly reported it would exceed the country's Gross Domestic Product.

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How about the official SA Police Services Crime stats by category.

Crime Statistics | Per Category

if you do a search you can get the categories broken down according to area which shoots thsoe who say it only happens in bad areas in the foot.

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I have just read this on another site, I know its true because of what i've seen with my own eyes. You know I think there is ONLY one way to turn SA around, and that to shame them into doing something. Isn't it strange that whole world got behind the ANC to stop apartheid, only to watch the ANC promote "one settler - one bullet" and a president that is applauded for signing "bring me my machine gun". Imagine applauding Obama for singing "lets push the button". Take a read of this, I could tell you personal stories of whats happened to people I know, but its just too sick to write.

One seldom hears about South Africa today in the mass media. The reason is that South Africa is rapidly descending into crime, disease, filth, and savagery.

Since the ANC takeover in 1994, 1,368 White farmers have been murdered in farm invasions and attacks that number in the multiple thousands. More than half of the White farmers have given up and left their farms permanently, contributing to the region's looming famine. South African farmers now suffer the highest murder rate in the world -- 274 per 100,000. In a study commissioned by a leading South African bank, Nedbank, it was revealed that the 98.6% Black attackers are "'deliberately targeting specific homesteads to kill the [White] Afrikaner victims': robbery was not the prime motivation, in fact in 85% of last year's farm attacks, nothing had been 'robbed.'"

In other words, killing the White man, raping and killing the White woman, raping and killing the White child are the real motivations. And yet this is not an issue in the international arena.

Let me give you a few examples:

On June 15th of this year, sugar farmer Robert Dent and his wife Allison, both 59, were killed in front of their twelve-year-old son Nicholas Dent. A Black invader entered the Dent home between two and three AM that Saturday morning, armed with a military-style rifle. He bludgeoned the unarmed couple, who were surprised in their sleep, and then, in the presence of their son, shot them to death at point-blank range in the farmhouse bathroom. The terrified Nicholas was then forced to drive the killer in his parents' car about three miles away, where both killer and child escaped.

In August, a farmer's wife was attacked in a firebombing, and Johan Viljoen, a Zevenfontein cheese farmer, was torched to death along with one of his workers. Christo Olivier and Jan Kempdorp of Vryburg were tortured to death and then buried in a shallow grave. The two Blacks who were arrested for this crime were granted bail. On the 7th, the headless torso of what police reports call an "ethnic-European male" was found on Mpumalanga farm. And Johannes Maree, 62, of Randfontein, was found bludgeoned to death on August 1st.

In June and July, Johan Steyn, 65, was shot dead in the Cullinan area; smallholder Roy Murley was tortured to death; Johannes Lake and Johnny Scheepers were shot to death; dairy farmer George Siemens, 62, was killed; and Cheryl van Houten, 51, was hacked to death.

In April and May, Ben Vorster, 67, was murdered by an armed Black gang; Andre Pienaar, 56, was shot dead; Mona Sawyer, 78, served food to a Black caller at her home in Magaliesberg and was then stabbed to death; Rita Mans, a 31-year-old farmer's wife was shot to death in Ottosdal; 70-year-old Iris du Preez was murdered on her small farm; Dickson Pillay, 36, and his brother Sandy Pillay of Glendale Farm homestead were burned to death when Blacks torched their farm.

In the first three months of this year, more than 30 farm murders occurred, including the killing of classical musician Felicity Gale, 58, of Port Jackson -- her husband, Rodney, 67, survived the attack; Marius and Lillian Delport, 50 and 54, of a smallholding near De Deur were shot and nothing was stolen; Rudi Schmidt, 51, of a farm near Pontdrift was stabbed to death; 21-year-old Catherine Watkins of Potchefstroom was found with her windpipe torn out; Estelle Burger, 27, a farmers wife, was kidnapped and then shot; John de Lange, 66, a smallholder in Mount Pleasant was shot to death, his wife, Evelin de Lange, 60, was raped and garroted; and Arthur Smith, 63, and his wife Isobel, were found with their throats slit and their bodies severely beaten on their farm in Sundra.

Unlike Zimbabwe, the government in South Africa does not have an officially-announced policy of supporting these farm invasions and massacres. But they do have a policy of looking the other way and doing next to nothing about it, a policy which encourages Black violence against Whites. Their attitude is perhaps best expressed by Peter Mokaba, until recently South Africa's Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, who whined recently that "The high crime rate is seriously affecting tourism and an alternative image of South Africa needed to be promoted. We want to encourage people to come here and see that crime does not dominate." Really? What Mr. Mokaba did not tell you was that he himself is famous for the slogans he invented and uttered again and again when he was a leader in the ANC/Communist war against the White government of South Africa: "Kill the Boer! Kill the farmer!" and "One settler, one bullet."

Kill the Boer, kill the farmer. And it is to such a government that White farmers must appeal for protection.

The murders I've been describing here are just the farm murders. The murder rate in the cities is even higher, for Johannesburg alone it is 500 per month. Many of the victims are White, and the attackers Black and racially motivated, a fact that is never mentioned in the media.

And South Africa is also the rape capital of the world. A woman is reported raped every 23 seconds in South Africa. A small child is reported raped every thirty minutes. And remember, these are the reported and admitted rapes.

On May 24, 2000, the beaten, battered and nearly frozen body of a young Polish woman was found, clad only in a soaked t-shirt, along the road to South Africa's Sterkfontein Dam. Her body was so cold it was actually blue. Her hair was wet and she was covered with bruises, open wounds, deep scratches, and mud. She was curled in a fetal position. She was still alive. To students of rape in South Africa she was another digit in the statistics. To Americans and Europeans who get their news from the major media, she didn't even exist. She was a 27-year-old newlywed on her honeymoon, a honeymoon that ended when three Blacks murdered her husband in front of her eyes and then brutally raped her, beat her, attempted to kill her and left her for dead. The bruise marks around her neck indicated that her rapists had tried to strangle her. At the treatment center she was immediately given AZT by Polish Consulate authorities (treatment refused her by the South African government) in the hope that it would prevent the transfer of HIV, since two of her three attackers tested positive for the virus. She testified that after her attackers murdered her husband, they forced her in the trunk of their car, and went to a secluded spot where each of the Blacks raped her in turn. They then attempted to drown her by stamping their feet on her head in an attempt to keep her head underwater. The woman has returned to her native Poland and refuses to set foot in South Africa again, even to testify.

As reported by investigator Jack Galt, on November 17th of the same year, a 14-year-old White girl was cruelly raped by a gang of five blacks in her home in Pretoria. According to her counselors, she has been traumatized for the rest of her life. Spokesmen for the White Afrikaner community, who you will not hear on CBS, NBC, or Fox News, state that this attack was a deliberate attempt to terrorize Whites.

Five heavily-armed Blacks invaded the home, and proceeded to tie up the girl's mother, father, six-year-old sister and ten-year-old brother with barbed wire in the living room. They then grabbed the 14-year-old girl and took her to the bathroom, where they brutally gang-raped her, each of the five Blacks in turn, with the family listening nearby, helpless. Then the Blacks returned to the living room where they beat and kicked the White father in the face while he was still tied up, ransacked the home, and fled in the family's car.

South African mother Ame Brown of Elliot in the Eastern Cape recently stated: "On the 8th of October, 1998 my two children and I were overpowered by four Black men. We were robbed of everything, and before leaving the men took turns raping me in front of my two boys aged 8 and 12. They forced my boys to watch. I have since then been tested for HIV of which my tests at five months showed positive. It has not been easy coping with being raped and having HIV. But I have a fantastic husband who has stood by me through all my depression and down days and all my sleepless nights. He has been my backbone and tower of strength."

The rape situation is so bad in South Africa -- the worst in the world -- that British and American doctors are now advising female travelers to carry anti-AIDS drugs in their bags because of the high risk of infection from HIV-carrying rapists there.

The mayor of Cape Town, William Bantom, was recently discovered to be enjoying his huge personal collection of child pornography in his office while on the job. And he wasn't ousted as mayor. Perhaps the Church will help them? Bantom is also a noted clergyman, known for his liberal views on "human rights," "democracy," and "equality.

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As cities in SA go, Cape Town is one of the safer ones at night. There are some people who stay in the actual city and not in the suburbs, which is rare. It is, however, not particularly safe if you compare it to some Western cities. You may get burglaries if you don't have a proper house alarm, and you may get mugged/ pickpocketed if you walk in the streets by yourself. It isn't terribly unsafe or the wild west, but you do need to be aware of certain places, and don't walk by yourself at night.

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Yes, I suppose your'e right, if you feel that in a city of less than 3.5m people 7 murders and about 30 - 50 rape per DAY, are acceptable.

I'm SAD SAD SAD that I had to leave Cape Town, but after losing three friends (two shot) and watching the animals set light to Somalian and Zim shopkeepers in the Cape townships(and laugh why they burned), you're left with no option.

Don't go out at night, Lock all your car doors on every single trip, alarm your house, electric fences are a requirement, private security company and armed alarm response is a MUST in Cape Town as the police do F*** all, lock everything, keep attack dogs if you can, a gun is good if you know how to use one. Never park in a dark street. If you are female never drive alone through 50% of the city, and never at night. Sorry man, its just a joke in Cape Town. You simply cannot live in Cape Town with a young family and truly and honestly say "I feel safe for me, my wife and daughter"

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Yes, I suppose your'e right, if you feel that in a city of less than 3.5m people 7 murders and about 30 - 50 rape per DAY, are acceptable.

I'm SAD SAD SAD that I had to leave Cape Town, but after losing three friends (two shot) and watching the animals set light to Somalian and Zim shopkeepers in the Cape townships(and laugh why they burned), you're left with no option.

Don't go out at night, Lock all your car doors on every single trip, alarm your house, electric fences are a requirement, private security company and armed alarm response is a MUST in Cape Town as the police do F*** all, lock everything, keep attack dogs if you can, a gun is good if you know how to use one. Never park in a dark street. If you are female never drive alone through 50% of the city, and never at night. Sorry man, its just a joke in Cape Town. You simply cannot live in Cape Town with a young family and truly and honestly say "I feel safe for me, my wife and daughter"
Do you live in Khayelitsha to see those poor somali shopkeeper ? I also experienced lot of crimes in London (East Part) but I won't compare NewHam to Kingston upon Thames, for instance

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Really strange you should mention Newham, I was bought up in East Ham so I know the area very well. Yes, most of East London has become a bit of a cesspit unfortunately, although some parts are pulling themselves out. But you really cannot compare the statistics 7 murders and 40 Rape A DAY for 3,500,000 people, that is way over the top, and doesn't even match Durban and Joez, most of the time SA has the highest crime rate for a country that isn't actually at war, and for quite a few times in the last few years WORSE than Iraq! Take a look at the Stats. Please don't misunderstand me... I think it is the most beautiful place in the world, but something has to be done about the crime, whats the point of having all that beauty if your going to get shot or raped?

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Do you live in Khayelitsha to see those poor somali shopkeeper ? I also experienced lot of crimes in London (East Part) but I won't compare NewHam to Kingston upon Thames, for instance
There is crime and there is CRIME..... I live in the east end for a few years and its nothing like SA. PS: Please remember that the east end of late is tainted by all sorts which changes the dynamic makeup of a place. Perhaps South Africans should stop moving north and fix the mess down south..... Arnaud (you probably had a 2 year working visa and had to come back), please fix the mess and keep us posted.

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Been to Cape many times. Put it this way I would be more Careful in some Australian cities in the Centre like Melbourne or Perth.

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You have got to be kidding..... I feel you just don't understand the dynamics.

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