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Twitter uproar over judge Mabel Jansen's 'racist' rape remarks

High court Judge Mabel Jansen has come under fire after a Facebook conversation of hers was made public.

In a series of messages, Jansen expresses her views that rape is a part of black culture in South Africa.

Social justice activist Gillian Schutte posted screen grabs of the conversation online.

Since the controversial comments surfaced on social media, Jansen has claimed that her remarks were taken out of context.

The hashtag #MabelJansen has been trending on Twitter after the controversial remarks surfaced and some have called for her to be removed from the bench.

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Are we a country surrounded by closet racists?

Are we a country surrounded by closet racists?

The racist comment by Matt Theunissen has sparked outrage across the country and sparked a debate about racism by white people.

Since Matt Theunissen's on air apology for racist post he's written open letter

Since Matt Theunissen's on air apology for racist post he's written open letter

Since Matthew Theunissen's apology for racist remarks, he's written an open letter, but a former classmate says he is not suprised

City to probe Capetonian's racist Facebook rant, says de Lille

City to probe Capetonian's racist Facebook rant, says de Lille

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says that racism must be condemned in order to build a new nation and advance reconciliation.

More division among South Africans amid Penny Sparrow racist comments

More division among South Africans amid Penny Sparrow racist comments

South Africans have reacted with outrage following the racist comments made by real estate agent, Penny Sparrow, who referred to black people as 'monkeys'.

Jawitz Properties to pursue legal action against #PennySparrow racist comments

Jawitz Properties to pursue legal action against #PennySparrow racist comments

Former Jawitz Properties estate agent Penny Sparrow has caused outrage after writing a racist post on Facebook at the weekend.