#MattTheunissen sparks public outcry with “racist” Facebook post

Trending on Twitter today, a racist post which appeared on a Noordhoek resident’s Facebook page on 2 May 2016.

Matthew Theunissen’s post in which he went off on Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula’s exclusion of three sporting codes hosting international tournaments, has landed him in hot water.

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Matthew Theunissen’s early morning post on Facebook was screen-grabbed and quickly went viral on Twitter, where it was shared, and propelled #MattTheunissen to the number one position among the social network’s trending topics.

It has been reported that the South African National Civic Organisation (SANCO) has called on the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) to probe hate speech.

Click to view Matthew's post - WARNING: contains vulgar, racist comments

Theunissen’s Facebook profile was not active at the time of this post.

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