Return the land of our forefathers – Julius Malema tells white South Africans

Return the land of our forefathers – Julius Malema tells white South Africans

Julius Malema, leader of South Africa’s opposition party the Economic Freedom Fighters on Monday further trumpeted his stance on land reform in the country, urging his supporters to occupy white-owned land.

“When we leave here, you see any beautiful piece of land, you like it, occupy it – it belongs to you. It is your land,” he said during his address to his supporters outside the Bloemfontein Magistrates Court, on charges of contravening the Riotous Assemblies Act.

The Act prohibits gatherings in open-air public places which the Minister of Justice may consider a potential threat to public peace.

Malema was charged earlier this year for inciting supporters in Newcastle during the 61st anniversary of the Freedom Charter to occupy lands owned by whites.

Undeterred by a case postponed to June next year, Malema made a similar call.

“We are not talking violence, we are not promoting violence, but I cannot guarantee the future, I’m not a prophet, I’m talking now. We are not carrying any weapons; I will never kill white people, why should I kill them? I will never revenge for what they did. I’m asking politely for the land to be returned,” he said.

Since his rise through the political ranks to leading a political party, Malema has been punting a Zimbabwe-style land grab system.

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One comment

  1. Jeanblanc Noirlaineux

    You go stupid JM- see how are the people in Zim starving while the white ex Zim farmers are farming in Zambia to give Zambia record braking maize production for 2016 , oo i malema got woodwork in std 5 and me fail std 3 like all my friend also have a std 5 i think – yes we can farm commercially – you know we take the farm , sell everything , even the window frame and the doors – then we plant some maize around the house yes for us – then we make fire in the house to keep warm , then we carry the water from the river for drinking because we sold the water pump and diesel as well, and i can have many cattle around the house- you go stupid – we are waiting

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