AfriForum Youth US today released a thought-provoking video TransforMATIES in which students were asked to comment on transformation at the University of Stellenbosch. This video also marks the start of an online petition on www.afriforumyouth.co.za against racial profiling. “Students are confronted with the word ‘transformation’ on a daily basis and they talk about it without […]
There is a strong suspicion that the University of Pretoria (UP) is deliberately using delay tactics in not providing information on alleged discriminatory admission processes for the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences to its legal team, said AfriForum Youth. AfriForum Youth requested 15 pieces of information in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act […]
AfriForum Youth announced today that they won the top spots in the Student Representative Council during the elections of 17 October at the University of Pretoria. These include the President and Secretary. The AfriForum Youth candidates drew 15 366 votes overall, while the DA managed 9 627 votes. “The result shows once again that students […]
AfriForum Youth said today that the proposal by the ministerial oversight committee, of whom Prof Malegapuru Makgoba is the chairperson, that a transformation scale be employed to measure the performance of universities in respect of race, is an example of a racial dictatorship which places greater emphasis on skin colour than the education of our […]
The University of Pretoria (UP) refused to accept a memorandum from AfriForum Youth on traditions in residences, effectively preventing a protest march scheduled for today. The Metro police had approved the march, provided that the UP agreed to accept the memorandum. “We have submitted various requests to the Department of Residence Affairs and Accommodation to […]
Racial tension is escalating at the Potchefstroom Agricultural College after black students repeatedly sang songs with the words “whites must be afraid” on campus. AfriForum Youth believes that this is racist and has sought legal advice on a possible case for hate speech. “AfriForum Youth has encouraged its members and other students on the campus […]
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AGAINST RACIAL PROFILING!
On 24 September AfriForum Youth and student leaders from Tukkies, Kovsies,
Pukke and Maties submitted a petition against racial profiling to Parliament.
The Speaker undertook to bring the proposals to the attention of Parliament.
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Department of Higher Education accepts the proposals.
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