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Monday, 15 October 2012

South African teacher in racism row for remarks over Hindu thread

JOHANNESBURG: A white South African music teacher is facing racism charges after allegedly taunting a young Hindu boy for the past three years over a red string worn by the student for religious reasons.
Sybil Jordaan, the music teacher, is facing racism charges from the Education authorities and the South African Human Rights Commission.
Jordaan will have to answer to claims that she made racist and religiously intolerant remarks to the pupil, now nine, who may not be named under South African law.

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