Disgusting Barbarism at Clifton Beach


Slaughter on Beach








The recent descent into ignorant savagery by a group of protestors at Cape Town’s Clifton Beach must be condemned in strongest terms of disgust and outrage.

It is still unclear what circumstances caused PPA Security Company to remove people from the beach on Sunday evening a week ago, but there seems flimsy or no evidence that it was racially motivated, as various groups practising self-interest are so quick to label almost any action these days. Judging by unruly and filthy behaviour observed on some Durban beaches, the removal may well have been justified. Be that as it may, the subsequent action by a group of misguided and reprehensible individuals of slaughtering a sheep on the sands of the beach by way of protest or as ‘cleansing’ cannot in any way be justified. Every member complicit should have been subjected to the full processes of the law, with heavy penalties imposed.

Outdated superstitions rooted in ignorance, under the misnomer of ‘culture’, cannot be allowed to act as justification for any group or any race whatsoever to indulge in behaviour that is inhumane and lacking in all consideration for other users. Occurrences of this nature make one deeply ashamed to be South African.

© December 2018 Colonialist

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18 Responses to Disgusting Barbarism at Clifton Beach

  1. Ugh!! Sometimes we think about coming back to South Africa, but have so far managed to resist the urge. 😳


  2. granny1947 says:

    Well said Col.
    Totally unacceptable.
    And the press is one of the guilty parties!!


  3. whoever said ignorance is bliss had no idea what they were talking about.
    I can’t imagine how it must feel, and be, for somebody like you, to live amongst such ignorance,


  4. Widdershins says:

    Sadly, there are so many humans who find it easier to destroy than to create. 😦

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Arkenaten says:

    Utterly revolting.
    But then, you know I think the slaughter of animals for whatever reason is reprehensible.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Sue W says:

    Your disgust is perfectly understandable. I am so sorry.

    Liked by 1 person

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