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ESWATINI UNREST: SABC foreign editor Sophie Mokoena questions South Africa’s silence as Swazis die crying for help.

Sunday, 17th October, 2021

MBABANE: Sophie Mokoena, the foreign editor within the South African Broadcasting Corporation(SABC) has questioned South Africa’s silence regarding the ongoing genocide in eSwatini.

“To all political parties in SA.When a Genocide happened in Rwanda in 1994 SA was preparing for elections. Rwanda did warm SA about its situation. In 2021 people of Eswatini  are crying  out for help.Will South Africa look away again?" Tweeted editor Sophie Mokoena on Sunday.

This comes after King Mswati unleashed soldiers to shoot more than 100 civilians and school children are not exempted in this civil unrest that is happening in the tiny  kingdom as the protests intensify.

The United Nations said they are still monitoring the situation in the midst of the civil unrest in Eswatini.

"UN wishes to remind the government of the kingdom of Eswatini of its obligations under the laws and several  Conventions", reads a statement released by the United Nations eSwatini.




ESWATINI UNREST: SABC foreign editor Sophie Mokoena questions South Africa’s silence as Swazis die crying for help.
Soldiers forced school children to roll into fire.