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Racial tensions flare in S Africa
Rift widens between white farm owners and black workers following murder of supremacist leader.
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2010 12:51 GMT

Racial tensions between black farm workers and their commonly white employers have heightened in South Africa since the murder of Eugene Terreblanche - the white supremacist leader - in the country's northwest.

Two black farm workers, who were employees of Terreblanche, have been accused of murdering him over unpaid wages.

Many white farmers say they are being targeted in "increasing racially motivated" attacks.

Meanwhile, black workers say they are mistreated and exploited by their white employers who are "stuck in the apartheid mentality". 

Haru Mutasa reports from Northwest Province in South Africa.

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Al Jazeera
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