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Racist video sparks outrage in South Africa

South Africa stunned by echoes of apartheid past after video emerges of white students humiliating black cleaners

By IAN EVANS
February 28, 2008

ViolenceSouth Africa has come face to face with its apartheid past when a “shocking” video emerged of white university students force-feeding and racially humiliating five poor black cleaners.

The four students are heard referring to the old “Boer” college way of life during the footage, which saw the elderly workers being made to drink bottles of beer, run races, play rugby and then kneel and eat meat which had been urinated upon.
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