The trip starts with two AfriForum leaders tweeting from London: “We have just arrived at Heathrow @kalliekriel and I are on our way to the US to garner support and lobby against racist theft (#LandExpropriation) and #FarmMurders. From here, will head to Texas.” The accompanying picture with the tweet shows AfriForum leader Kallie Kriel and its author, AfriForum deputy leader Ernst Roets, riding a shuttle bus at Heathrow. Showing off about what they are doing was never going to end well and as criticism of the trip has mounted AfriForum has put its future on the line. If you’re attacking your own country abroad, what point is there of the country wanting to sit down and listen to you when you get back? I have never met either of the two gentlemen. AfriForum is an Afrikaner political lobby that has picked up on farm murders and, now, the possibility of land expropriation to draw attention to itself and its “work”. It appears to be well-funded and recently hired arguably the best crim...

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