LISTEN: Eckhard Binding explains why he kept picking up the EFF's litter

- | 6 months ago

University of the Free State (UFS) student Eckhard Binding has told The Citizen that he only persisted with his attempt to throw away litter during a protest on campus last week because he was trying to set “a good example”.

Video footage of the one scene that played out during the protest last week led by, among others, the EFF, led many to criticise the party and its members and jump to the support of Binding. WATCH: White student picking up determined EFF litterers’ waste sparks scorn In the clip, the singleminded young man can be seen picking up litter strewn during the protest and putting it in a trash bin, only for two waiting female EFF members to throw it back on the ground, rather mockingly.

The clip only emerged on social media on Monday and went hugely viral, being viewed globally.

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