Zille: 'Malema's words against journos nasty, but not classified as hate speech'


- 702.co.za | 4 months ago

In a column on News24 former Democratic Alliance leader and now Institute of Race Relations (IRR) policy fellow Helen Zille says if the South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) won its case against the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) the win would ironically, curtail media freedom.

RELATED: Julius Malema's words had a chilling effect in newsrooms - Sanef Last week, Sanef on behalf of five journalists approached the Equality Court in Pretoria after they were attacked by EFF leader Julius Malema and his supporters at a protest outside the Zondo commission last year. RELATED: Sanef explains taking EFF to Equality Court over journo intimidation Bongani Bngwa chats to Zille on her stance and Sanef chairperson Mahlatse Mahlase.

The point is not that I am siding with Malema, the point is that.

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