EFF failed to address its failure to instruct followers to stop harrassing Karima Brown, court rules


- news24.com | 8 months ago

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) did not meaningfully address their failure to take any steps or to stop the abuse and intimidation directed at senior political journalist Karima Brown, the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has found.

On Thursday morning, the high court ruled in favour of Brown who brought a case against the EFF and its leader Julius Malema. High Court Judge Fiona Dippenaar said the EFF ignored requests to intervene and instruct their followers on Twitter to stop harassing Brown.

The court found that the EFF had contravened the electoral code and must pay costs.

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