Op-Ed: Why Australia’s offer of humanitarian protection to white SA farmers is distasteful and smacks of racism

Australia has detained asylum seekers for years on remote Pacific Ocean Island, Nauru, yet is now proclaiming to offer humanitarian protection to white South African farmers who face neither oppression nor persecution by their government. The racist undertones of Australia’s position is distasteful and has caused a diplomatic row between Canberra and Pretoria. By KAAJAL RAMJATHAN-KEOGH.