Afrikaners Circle The Wagons...As One Of Their Own Goes On TrialSudarsan Raghavan
These are gray days for South Africa's conservative whites. On Feb. 20, burly Afrikaner men attacked 300 black students protesting outside a Trompsburg school that refused to enroll them. Armed with pick-ax handles and snarling dogs, the men chased away the youths while four policemen watched. Three girls were severely injured; one was hospitalized. Moments later, the angry students went on a rampage, tossing petrol bombs and smashing store windows. One house burned to the ground.
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