South Africa: Sanef Outraged and Shocked By the Actions of EFF Leader and Its Supporters ...

- | 7 months ago

SANEF lodged a complaint in the Equality Court, late last year against the Economic Freedom Fighters following a barrage of abusive and dangerous threats against journalists in South Africa.

SANEF approached the court in defense of media freedom and seeking protection of journalists against sustained intimidation and threats against journalists by Julius Malema and his supporters. SANEF is concerned that attacks against journalists are escalating and calls on political parties and those elected to lead not to use journalists as pawns in their political infighting and/ or to cover up corruption.

In the run up to the elections highly contested hot-spots often pose a threat to the safety of journalists.

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