'We should not sweep what FW de Klerk said under the carpet, it is hurtful'

The Nelson Mandela Foundation and the FW de Klerk Foundation will be meeting to discuss the way forward after De Klerk's denial that apartheid was a crime against humanity.

Meanwhile, the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation has slammed De Klerk for his apartheid utterances.

Callers on the Eusebius McKaiser Show open line hosted by Nickolaus Bauer also debated the issue.

RELATED: EFF wants 'apartheid denialist' de Klerk prosecuted and Nobel Prize withdrawn

I think it is very imperative that as a country we talk about what he said, we should not sweep it under the carpet. It is very hurtful and insensitive.

Kgaledi, Caller

It is insulting for Sello Hatang to always extend a hand to racists like De Klerk. Mandela had principles I'm sure he would never have gone after 26 years to explain that apartheid was hurtful.

Tebogo, Caller

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