Pastor Shane Vaughan last week accused investor and philanthropist George Soros of building a division in South Africa during the country’s apartheid era.
During a live broadcast on YouTube on April 1, which has since been removed from the platform. But still available in Rumble, a right-wing priest made his argument with Soros under the headline “The Sorcery of Soros”. The video includes a message about the removal from YouTube and the move to Rumble in the episode. Early “to avoid the sensors FREE SPEECH”
Vaughn explained first what he said South Africa was like during a colony under the control of the British king.
“South Africa is a great country,” said Vaughn, “but it is a closed society, with a queen, a commonwealth with Great Britain, it is identified there, has traditions, has its own history.”;
Soros’ philanthropic endeavors began in South Africa in 1979, according to the Open Society Foundations, an organization founded by Soros to support his philanthropy around the world.His first charitable donation came from a scholarship. For black students at the University of Cape Town
In his video, Vaughn is referring to a speech that is still available on the Open Society Foundations website when discussing South Africa in particular, Soros describes it as “A closed society with all the institutions of the first world country. But they don’t restrict the majority of the population for racial reasons. ”
Soros added, Where can I find better opportunities to open up a closed society?
It is the second sentence Vaughn quoted in his video.
“He brought his money to South Africa and he funded the university, a scholarship for black youth in apartheid South Africa. When he opened that school, he switched to South Africa and watched what he did there.” say
Vaughn went on to say that Soros’ actions led to division and violence in South Africa.
“He divided South Africa with this open society, minus the culture, minus the law, minus the foundations of society, deflect one another, then you take the country and build a more open society now.”
South Africa’s apartheid era began in the mid-1900s and lasted until the early 1990s.South Africa held its first full-fledged democratic election in 1994, about 15 years after Soros began his charity work there.
Although Soros began working as a philanthropist in South Africa. But his efforts have expanded globally over the decades, with more than 120 countries, according to Open Society Foundations.
Newsweek Contact Open Society Foundations for comment and will update this article with answers.