Boeremag 'Could Spark Attacks'
The extremist Boeremag and their plans for a coup d’état, coupled with the series of bomb attacks, led to increasing tension between farmers and their labourers and could spark more farm attacks. According to AgriSA vice-president Lourie Bosman, farmers are now considered the “enemy”, even though the vast majority of them have distanced themselves from the Boeremag. Bosman said: “Most Boeremag suspects are not productive farmers and are from other sectors. “It is unacceptable that farmers, who are trying to get a better dispensation by way of negotiations, are now linked to the Boeremag.” Piet Botha, a farmer from Orkney, said the Boeremag stoked the fires of racial hatred with regard to defenceless people. Full Story