ANCKZN calls for harsh punishment for racists

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KwaZulu-Natal, 28 November 2016 - A Durban man, facing charges following a racist rant he made on social media, has appeared in court. Political parties opened a case against Dawie Kriel earlier this month following his slurs against the Hindu community.

KwaZulu-Natal, 28 November 2016 - A Durban man, facing charges following a racist rant he made on social media, has appeared in court. Political parties opened a case against Dawie Kriel earlier this month following his slurs against the Hindu community.

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KwaZulu-Natal, 28 November 2016 - A Durban man, facing charges following a racist rant he made on social media, has appeared in court. Political parties opened a case against Dawie Kriel earlier this month following his slurs against the Hindu community.

KwaZulu-Natal, 28 November 2016 - A Durban man, facing charges following a racist rant he made on social media, has appeared in court. Political parties opened a case against Dawie Kriel earlier this month following his slurs against the Hindu community.

JOHANNESBURG – A Durban man, facing charges following a racist rant he made on social media, will be back in court in January.

Dawie Kriel is facing charges of crimen injuria after political parties opened a case against him earlier this month.

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The Bluff resident posted a Facebook status referring to Hindus as 'devil disciples'.

Kriel’s comments came amid fireworks that were set off during the recent Diwali celebrations.

Political parties say such comments cannot be tolerated.