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SanefBusinessLive reports that the SA National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) has lodged a complaint at the Equality Court against the EFF and its leader Julius Malema in a bid to halt threats to and harassment of journalists.  

“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 Malema and other EFF leaders about the remarks which we view as blatant hate speech,” Sanef said in a statement on Wednesday.  Sanef had wanted to meet the red berets in November, but secretary-general Godrich Gardee said the party’s schedule was “very tight and fully booked with prearranged meetings and activities up until the elections date”.  Sanef has asked the court to interdict Malema and the EFF from intimidating, harassing, threatening or assaulting any journalist and publishing personal information about any journalist.

  • Read Nonkululeko Njilo’s full report on this story at BusinessLive
  • Read Sanef’s press statement in this regard at Politicsweb


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