Craven lackey

China is maybe the foulest imperialist power in history, and South Africa has just shown the world we are one of its most craven lackeys.

China is maybe the foulest imperialist power in history, and South Africa has just shown the world we are one of its most craven lackeys.

By refusing Tibet's spiritual leader the Dalai Lama a visa to attend a peace conference, the government has covered us in shame.

Fatuous rationales proffered by the state's spin doctors for the ban only compound the offence.

Nelson Mandela, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and FW de Klerk invited their fellow Nobel laureate.

For the first years of our democracy we were a beacon to the world with our human rights culture. We have now surrendered our idealism and have become just another pragmatic client state ready to do our master's bidding.

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