Judgment day: EFF's Malema to hear whether calling Gordhan 'a dog of white monopoly capital ...


- news24.com | 3 months ago

EFF leader Julius Malema will on Thursday learn whether his comment about Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan being a "dog of white monopoly capital" amounted to hate speech.

 Gordhan took the EFF leader to the Equality Court, sitting in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg, after Malema took aim at the public enterprises minister outside the state capture commission of inquiry venue in Parktown, in November last year. During his attack, Malema referred to Gordhan as a "dog of white monopoly capital" and told EFF supporters to be "ready for war" against the minister, News24 previously reported.

Gordhan's counsel advocate Ngwako Maenetje SC put a lens over parts of Malema's statement to demonstrate that it constituted hate speech, News24 reported.

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