South Africa would have handled the NSU trial better
(Editor: Alex Smit-Stachowski is speaking in her column about life as a South African now living in Germany. The South African journalist lives in Krefeld, in North Rhine-Westphalia/ Germany).
Germany recently began the largest trial in its history post-WWII –the NSU trial, which is examining the murders of eight Turks, a Greek, a German policewoman and 15 bank robberies by a neo-Nazi gang over the period of seven years.
© National Socialist Underground (NSU) members Mundlos, Zschäpe and Böhnhardt. South Africa would have handled the NSU trial better, says Ubuntu-Columnist Alex Smit-Stachowski. (Source: Bundeskriminalamt)
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Exklusive interview with the if possible most provoking artist of South Africa
(Editor: Ghassan Abid)
© Artist Zanele Muholi
In 1972, Zanele Muholi was born in township Umlazi/Durban. She is skilled photograph as well activist for women´s rights and homosexual relationships. Her photography is presenting black women, especially their intimacy. In conservative South Africa meets this open exposure with the female body with much resistance. In March 2010 was planned, that the Minister of Arts and Culture, Lulu Xingwana, should open an exhibition of black female artists in Johannesburg, but as she had seen photos of Zanele Muholi, she denounced her art as „immoral, pornographic and against nation-building„. In consequence of this feelings she leaved angry this exhibition. However, Zanele Muholi, who is living in a lesbian relationship, is receiving by the international art scene much encouragement, respect and awards. Our South Africa web portal is pleased as much more to interview this „power woman“, who don´t to mince one´s words. Weiterlesen
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Verschlagwortet mit "Being", "Beulahs", "Faces & Phases", 11 Friends, ADEFRA, against nation-building, AIDS, art, black and white, Black Autonomy, black domestic worker, bride price, Cologne Gay Games, culture, curative rape, dance, Durban, exhibition, exklusive, Fine Art, food, gender, Germany, Ghassan Abid, girlfriend, HIV, homophobia, homosexuality, Identity & Otherness, ilobolo, immoral, Interview, Jacob Zuma, Khwezi, lesbian, lesbians athletes, love, Lulu Xingwana, Mahadi, maid, Massa" and "Mina(h)", Mbhekeni, Minister of Arts and Culture, murder, music, Only Half the Picture, photographer, photography, pornographic, President, provoking artist, Queer, raditional medicine, rape, religion, Sangoma, Sesotho, Sex, Shembe church, South Africa, South Africa web portal, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Township, Tradition, Umlazi, violence, Zanele Muholi, Zulu