Malema vows to defend Zindzi against AfriForum 'with everything'

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Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has reacted to reports that Afrikaner lobby group AfriForum has laid hate speech charges against South Africa’s ambassador to Denmark, Zindzi Mandela-Hlongwane, by making it clear that he has her back.

“We will defend her with everything,” he tweeted. Mandela-Hlongwane garnered both significant outrage and support with a series of tweets earlier this year under the hashtag #OurLand.

She responded to several of her detractors on Twitter, calling them “trembling white cowards”, “thieving rapist descendants of Van Riebeck [sic]” and “shivering land thieves”.

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