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Two white men filmed forcing a black man into a coffin

Crime WorldBy Sunday World
A still from the shocking video
A still from the shocking video

Two white men who were filmed forcing a black man into a coffin face assault charges, according to media reports in South Africa.

The eNCA television news outlet said the suspects will appear in court on Wednesday in the town of Middelburg, in the province of Mpumalanga.

A video shows a man, identified as Victor Rethabile, cowering and moaning in a coffin as one of his tormentors pushes part of the lid on to his head and upper body.

The Economic Freedom Fighters, a political opposition party, described the incident as a reminder of the racism that lingers in South Africa 22 years after the end of white minority rule.