Hout Bay woman in trouble over Facebook post

Vanessa Hartley's Facebook post. Photo: Twitter / @braddo_ct

CAPE TOWN - The African National Congress in the Western Cape will lay a complaint with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) against a Cape Town woman for making racist remarks on social media website Facebook.

“Vanessa Hartley, a resident of Hout Bay, has written an offensive Facebook post,” the ANC said in a statement on Sunday.

Hartley says too many Africans are flocking to Hout Bay, and soon there will be nothing left of it.

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She has continued to defend the statement.

The ANC in the Western Cape is calling for the maximum penalty against her.

- Additional reporting ANA

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