Dianne Kohler Barnard in new racism scandal

17 March 2019 - 00:00 By ANDISIWE MAKINANA
DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard is being taken to the Equality Court for racist remarks that she made.
DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard is being taken to the Equality Court for racist remarks that she made.
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DA parliamentary operations director Louw Nel has hauled MP Dianne Kohler Barnard before the Equality Court for making racist remarks at a police portfolio strategy meeting.

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Sources say that Kohler Barnard referred to black people as ‘criminals who were out to harm whites’ during the course of that meeting.

It is believed that Nel was dissatisfied with the way DA chief whip John Steenhuisen had dealt with the matter.

Read the full story in the Sunday Times.


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