South Africa: Sanef Approaches Equality Court over Malema Remarks

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- allafrica.com | 6 months ago

The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has lodged a complaint in the Equality Court against the Economic Freedom Fighters following a barrage of abusive and dangerous threats against journalists in South Africa.

SANEF has approached the court in defense of media freedom and seeking protection of journalists against sustained intimidation and threats against journalists by EFF leader Julius Malema and his supporters. We did not take this decision to institute legal action against the EFF lightly.

We believe in the South African way of resolving disputes around a table, but Sanef has been unsuccessful in seeking a meeting with Mr.

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