The Propaganda and the Reality

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A study commissioned by the Commonwealth Secretariat for the Commonwealth Committee on Southern Africa, in pursuance of the mandate of the 1983 New Delhi Meeting of Commonwealth Heads of Government to initiate a project in co-operation with the United Nations to counteract South African propaganda.



Claim 9: Historic Right

That whites arrived in South Africa at approximately the same time as blacks, occupied and developed more of the country than the ‘black immigrants’ did, and therefore have a moral claim to the present ‘white-zoned’ areas constituting 87 per cent of the country‘s territory.


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