South African Dutch Boers are facing land confiscations and are being murdered at rates tantamount to genocide. Several leaders of the ANC have even advocated mass murder of the Dutch Boers at political rallies.
Young white South Africans are taking part in secret military training exercises on farms across the country, as part of an effort to defend themselves against “crime and bloodshed”.
Over weekends and during school holidays, about 1000 young whites go into the bush for boot camps, where border war veterans train them in parade ground drill, handling of firearms and self-defence.
“It is a matter of survival for our people,” said Col Franz Jooste, executive director of the Commando Corps.
“This is in accordance with the laws of the land, and we are only training our people to protect themselves against crime and bloodshed.”
The paramilitary training takes place on farms all over the country.
“Julius Malema threatens white South Africans with a revolution and we are concerned about the wide support he enjoys amongst the revolutionary black youth in South Africa.
He said this week that if the ANC Youth League managed to change the land ownership clauses in the Constitution it would mean war in the country.
He said that the whites would not give up their land, as it was their only investment for a future in South Africa.
According to Jooste, it was the late Peter Mokaba who started the Boer genocide on the farms with his slogan, Kill the Boer and Malema is taking the call for this bloodshed further.
He said the corps had also embarked on a major recruitment campaign to revive the old commando system.
Apart from the cadet training of the white youth, the corps also regularly hold training camps for men and women, teaching survival methods and advanced training for commando members.
“This will be a security network spanning all of South Africa but, other than the usual neighbourhood watches, it will only be for whites,” Jooste said.
“Our own people and our own land face major threats. The enemy has only one goal in mind: they want take everything we build up. We do not want to attack anybody and do not want to threaten anybody. We only want to protect our own people and our own land. Therefore we have decided to form the commandos again. We are not the aggressors, but do not provoke us,” he warned.
The Commando Corps is a registered Article 21 company with five directors who are former defence force officers. Its president, Col Dawid Grobbelaar, told The New Age that they are training their people in the war against crime.