Lest you forget: a reminder to FW de Klerk on the inhumanity of apartheid

The last president of the apartheid era in SA has a mental block against condemning a system that nurtured him during his childhood and for most of his adult life. But, writes Jacques Pauw, he would have found South Africans incredibly forgiving had he been able to admit his own shortcomings and complicity in a crime against humanity

23 February 2020 - 00:00
By JACQUES PAUW

FW de Klerk has a mental block against condemning a system that nurtured him during his childhood and for most of his adult life. But, writes Jacques Pauw, he would have found South Africans incredibly forgiving had he been able to admit his own shortcomings and complicity in a crime against humanity

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