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Apartheid abuse cases against Ford, IBM go ahead

NEW YORK — A federal judge on Thursday declined to toss out decade-old lawsuits that accuse IBM Corp. and Ford Motor Co. of supporting apartheid by letting their subsidiaries sell computers and cars to the South African government. The three lawsuits ...

Ford, IBM to face renewed U.S. lawsuit over apartheid-era abuses

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co and IBM Corp will again have to face a U.S. lawsuit claiming they encouraged race-based human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa, despite a series of recent court decisions limiting the right to pursue such cases.

South Africa's 'Born Frees' struggle with history

Her birth coincided with South Africa's first multi-racial elections, the momentous day that ended three centuries of white domination and 46 years of formalized oppression of the black majority under apartheid. In Zulu, Nkululeko means "Freedom".

Killings of white farmers highlight toxic apartheid legacy in South Africa

Whether attacks have been motivated by race or robbery, a rising death rate from rural homicides is drawing attention to the lack of change on South Africa's farms nearly two decades after the end of apartheid -- and to the tensions burgeoning over ...

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Apartheid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Updated April. 23, 2014

Apartheid (an Afrikaans word meaning "the state of being apart", literally "apart -hood") was a system of racial segregation in South Africa enforced through ...

apartheid: Definition, Synonyms from

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apartheid n. An official policy of racial segregation formerly practiced in the Republic of South Africa, involving political, legal, and economic discrimination

Apartheid - Definition and More from the Free Merriam ...

Updated April. 21, 2014

Full Definition of APARTHEID 1 : racial segregation; specifically : a former policy of segregation and political and economic discrimination against non-European ...

The History of Apartheid in South Africa - Stanford University

Updated April. 23, 2014

The History of Apartheid in South Africa. South Africa (see map) is a country blessed with an abundance of natural resources including fertile farmlands and unique ...