Judge Mabel Jansen resigns

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Judge Mabel Jansen says her comments, which suggest that rape and murder are part of the life for black people, have been taken out of context. The office of the chief justice is expected to respond to her racism accusations.

Judge Mabel Jansen says her comments, which suggest that rape and murder are part of the life for black people, have been taken out of context. The office of the chief justice is expected to respond to her racism accusations.

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Judge Mabel Jansen says her comments, which suggest that rape and murder are part of the life for black people, have been taken out of context. The office of the chief justice is expected to respond to her racism accusations.

Judge Mabel Jansen says her comments, which suggest that rape and murder are part of the life for black people, have been taken out of context. The office of the chief justice is expected to respond to her racism accusations.

JOHANNESBURG - North Gauteng High Court judge Mabel Jansen has resigned with immediate effect. 

Jansen has been on special leave since complaints were raised about her social media comments in 2016.

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She suggested on Facebook that rape was a part of black culture

The judicial services commission was processing the complaint when Jansen resigned.