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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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