FF+ responds to EFF member's insult: "No language is above another"


- briefly.co.za | 7 months ago

- The Freedom Front Plus has responded to the EFF after a party member insulted the Afrikaans language- The EFF MP called the language 'disturbing' and refused to respect it- The FF said that no language is above anotherEFF MP Josephine Mokwele chose to exercise what she called her ‘democratic right’ to not respect Afrikaans after a Freedom Front Plus member addressed the National Assembly in the language.

A debate erupted the use of the language, and the FF+ has since responded. During a debate on July 10 relating to a vote the members of the National Assembly needed to take regarding public works, FF+ MP Philippus van Staden chose to speak in Afrikaans.

This led to Mokwele rising on a point of order.

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