Sunday, June 21, 2009
South African president Jacob Zuma has signed a law formally abolishing Father's Day in South Africa and replacing it with a celebration that will be entitled "Rape Day." Speaking about the desicion, Zuma said "This is a mere re-alignment to bring the values we seek to push in South Africa up-to-date." Former South African president Thabo Mbeki has resisted pressure to condemn the decision, saying "I'm not sure. Let's just wait and see."
Rather disturbing story from Time magazine here.
Posted by Footstep at 3:13 AM