Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging / Afrikaner Resistance Movement (AWB) Announces Its Reactivation
The right-wing Afrikaner Resistance Movement / Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB), has announced its re-activation to combat what it describes as a rapidly-deteriorating situation in South Africa. Story, along with an in-depth pro-white South African analysis, also posted on the South Africa Sucks blog.
"We were not very active because of political problems we [the AWB] had in the country", Andre Visagie, general of the AWB, told talk radio show The Right Perspective. "But at this point in time the pressure from the people itself has been so much that we cannot go on any longer without reactivating the AWB and making it even larger than it was in the past".
Gen. Visagie says the AWB seeks to combat not only the "rampant political corruption and crime" going on in South Africa, but what he "calls the total onslaught on the infrastructure," such as the current power outages plaguing the country, and a declining value of the South African Rand in the currencies market.
The breaking point for the AWB, Gen. Visagie told The Right Perspective, was when white reporters were recently chucked out of a press conference for the ANC. "They were humilated just for the color of our skin. They are trying to humilate us, to kill us like they done to us on the farms already. We are fighting for human rights," Gen. Visagie said.
Click HERE to access The Right Perspective audio broadcast of the interview
According to the English language version of the AWB website (or go to the Main Page to select the language of your choice), the AWB was founded on July 3rd, 1973 by seven men, one of them the current leader, Eugene Terre'Blanche, after it became apparent that the ruling National Party was no longer committed to defending white rule in South Africa, but had embarked upon a long-term strategy to transition to black majority rule. This is outlined further HERE.
The AWB believed this maneuver would unjustly deny the Boer Peoples right to self government in their own Republic. The most important endeavour of the AWB is the establishment of a homeland for the Boer ‘volk’ (people). This homeland would be based on the historical claims to territory already granted to the former Boer Republics: the Zuid Afrikaansche Republic, the Republic of the Orange Free State and the Nieuwe Republic - namely Vryheid and Utrecht, Natal.
These Republics had already been acknowledged by the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, France, Germany, Belgium and the United States as the sovereign property of the Boer ‘volk’ (people). Consequently, the Boer ‘volk’(people) have a just claim to a Boer State according to international law. After the loss of independence in 1902 (Peace of Vereeninging) and the establishment of the Union of South Africa within the British Commonwealth in 1910, the Boer ‘volk’ (people) employed several attempts to regain their independence. The rebellion of 1914, the Freedom delegation to Britain in 1919, several attempts since 1986 to discuss their plight with the South Africa State President, petitions in lieu of their claim to independence and the attempted secession in 1994 failed to regain independence for the Boer ‘volk’ (people).
The AWB recognises the rights of other nations and peoples to self-governance and claims nothing more for its own ‘volk’. The AWB however, rejects any form of dispensation that denies a nation the right to self-determination or self-government, as is the situation in South Africa today.
Eugène Ney Terre'Blanche remains at the helm of the AWB. His ancestors came from France. His grandfather, Etienne Terre'Blanche, was a rebel from the British Cape Colony, who fought on Boer side. His father was a Lieutenant Colonel in the previous South African Defence Force and also the Commander of his district. The AWB emblem, "Three Sevens", was created in contrast with the number 666 of the satanic forces. Under his leadership, the AWB increased from 7 founder members to a number of 70,000 out of a White population of 3.5 million.
During public gatherings he drew bigger audiences than any other so-called White leaders locally. However, the White Government turned a cold shoulder towards his advice and warnings and capitulated to the ANC, a Black majority political party. This new Black Government constructed scandals and false court cases against Eugene Terre'Blanche with the aid of their agents and the left wing media. The AWB and its general staff, however, could see through the hidden agendas and remained true to him as the only White leader. Up to this day he still carries the torch of freedom for his nation and is recognised as one of the best orators in the world.
Arthur Kemp has chronicled the history of the AWB in a 24-chapter book entitled "Victory or Violence: The Story of the AWB". A discussion thread on Stormfront generated mixed reviews. In general, the book is neither pro nor anti-AWB. Kemp bars any reproduction or republication of the book period without prior permission, although I don't think he'd mind if you downloaded it to your hard drive or printed out a copy solely for your own personal use.
Another good source of true information about South Africa is Jan Lamprecht's African Crisis website. The corrupt ANC government of South Africa is desperate to hush up the truth about the country because they're afraid the World Cup, which South Africa is scheduled to host in 2010, might be relocated. And considering South Africa's power problems, added to their pandemic crime and corruption, this is a very real problem.
White South Africans look north to Rhodesia and see their own future. And if White Americans are smart enough to look south to South Africa, we might see our own future - unless we wake up.