'I did not compare land reform to rape' – Zille on 'insensitive' tweet

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- citizen.co.za | 3 weeks ago

DA federal council chairperson Helen Zille says she did not compare land reform to rape, as she continues to come in for criticism for sharing a cartoon about land, rape and race generalisations on Twitter.

“Helen” was trending on Monday after Zille shared a cartoon by the cartoonist “Jerm”, saying it captures the “fallacy and racism behind race generalisations”. The cartoon depicts a black man dressed in what looks like EFF regalia, who tells a white man to “give back the land you stole”.

In turn, the white man accuses him of raping his wife, which he denies, looking shocked.

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