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October 10, 2013

South Africans debate #RedOctober protests

Controversial protests against alleged oppression of white South Africans criticised online.

Some of the 400 white South Africans march with a cross and red balloons to protest against the violent murder of farmers which they term "genocide and oppressive state policies in favour of blacks" in Pretoria on October 10, 2013. (AFP PHOTO/ALEXANDER JOE)

A series of protests across South Africa were held against what Red October campaigners called "the oppression of and violence against White South Africans". Protesters focused on what they believe are hate crimes committed against white South Africans.