Facebookers turn tables on user's racist post targeting Springbok player

2016-12-12 14:46
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Facebook users turn the tables on racist Siya Kolisi post

2016-12-12 12:42

Hundreds of Facebook users have come out in support of Springbok player, Siya Kolisi's interracial marriage, after a racist remark went viral on the social media platform. Watch.WATCH

Cape Town – Hundreds of Facebook users have turned the tables on another user who branded Springbok player Siya Kolisi's interracial marriage as distasteful.

Scores of Facebook users also in interracial relationships hit back by taking to the platform and posting photographs of themselves with their partners.

Sharing an article about the Kolisis August wedding, the offending post, under the profile of a Hannes Lottering from Parys in the Free State, said: "I pray that this does not happen to my family. Honest to God, I would not know what to do."

"Problem with mixed breeding is that the worst of the inferior bloodline becomes dominant," another post on the profile later said.

Encouraging messages

The profile later appeared to have been deleted from Facebook.

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