Crosses are planted on a hillside at the White Cross Monument, each one marking a white farmer who has been killed in a farm murder, on October 31, 2017 in Ysterberg, near Langebaan, South Africa. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Murders of farmers in South Africa at 20-year low, contradicting talk of surge in violence targeting rural whites

Some say the decline in killings reflects greater precautions being taken by farmers, and the threat remains high

Topic |   South Africa

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Crosses are planted on a hillside at the White Cross Monument, each one marking a white farmer who has been killed in a farm murder, on October 31, 2017 in Ysterberg, near Langebaan, South Africa. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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