South Africa – new balls, please!

So, the South African government have banned the Dalai Lama’s proposed trip in 2010.

You’d think that the West’s support of Nelson Mandela and the ANC”s struggle against apartheid might have made them a little more sympathetic and supportive towards the oppressed, wouldn’t you?

Fat fucking chance.

As China’s biggest trading partner it’s obvious where the motivation for this ban has come from.

However, it works both ways.

In these troubled economic times perhaps China needs South Africa as much as South Africa needs China.

And perhaps the South African government needs to show it has some bollocks and allow the Dalai Lama in…

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