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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 ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54979975/ns/business/t/apartheid-abuse-cases-against-f...

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.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54978759/ns/business-autos/t/ford-ibm-face-renewed-us-...

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".http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55016182/ns/world_news-africa/t/south-africas-born-fre...

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 ...http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/11/30/15571149-killings-of-white-farmers...

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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 ...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apartheid

apartheid: Definition, Synonyms from Answers.com

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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 discriminationhttp://www.answers.com/topic/apartheid

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 ...http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apartheid

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 ...http://www-cs-students.stanford.edu/~cale/cs201/apartheid.hist.html