FW de Klerk and the South African row over apartheid and crimes against humanity

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- bbc.com | a month ago

But that changed last Thursday when, as a former head of state, he attended parliament for President Cyril Ramaphosa's annual State of the Nation Address.

Members of the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party interrupted the president and demanded that Mr de Klerk be removed from the chamber. "We have a murderer in the House," said EFF leader Julius Malema.

He said that Mr de Klerk was an "apartheid apologist… with blood on his hands".

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