Why is our media not tackling Malema?
I DON’T know what brief journalists receive from their media outlets. I am raising this issue because during the EFF’s media conferencethis week they let Julius Malema get away with almost everything.
Let me touch on two or three issues they let him get away with. He spoke about the EFF’s London trip and organisations it interacted with and said it was the EFF that sent information and pictures about those interactions through Twitter. But there is one organisation he omitted, and that is the Royal Institute of International Affairs (RIAA).
He never mentioned it and the EFF would not have tweeted photos from its meeting with RIAA and the contents of the speech Malema delivered there because of the Chatham House rule.
This info had been in the news and it’s out there, but the journalists who attended the media briefing did not do research on this one.
Malema said before the existence of the EFF that African people could not speak back to whites.
Is that really true? There were African people who have always spoken back to whites and there are those who, to this day, don’t because of psychological oppression irrespective of whether the EFF was in existence or not.
There were those Africans who not only spoke back to white people, but also fought back. What does Malema think the PAC and POQO and later the Black Consciousness Movement were all about?
He is probably not aware that in December 1972, Black Consciousness Movement leader Mthuli ka Shezi was pushed in front of an on-coming train at Germiston station because he was defending African women being drenched with water by a white station cleaner.
Earlier that year, another Black Consciousness Movement leader, Onkgopotse Tiro publicly attacked the apartheid government and told off a gathering packed with white people.
Steve Biko punched a white Security Police officer inside a police station after he had warned him that if he hit him, he (Biko) was going to hit back.
Ahmed Timol hit a white Security Police officer in the groin with his knee and was pushed from the 10th floor of then John Vorster Square and died.
Eighteen-year-old Sipho Malaza from my township of Kagiso was also pushed from the fourth floor of Krugersdorp Police State and died.
In 1976 African students took on the apartheid government. Where was the EFF or Malema?
Finally, he attacked Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and labelled him a one-party dictator and Zanu-PF supporters cowards – some of those Zanu-PF members were involved in a revolution to overthrow the racist colonialist settler regime of Ian Smith in a bloody revolution.
Malema has never experienced a revolution, but he describes revolutionaries as “cowards”.
He also compared Mugabe to Fidel Castro. He said when Castro realised that his time was up he handed over power. But Castro handed over power after how long and to whom? Castro had been in power since 1959 and Mugabe came to power in 1980, 21 years after Castro had been in power.
Malema forgets that Mugabe came to power through an election and elections are held every four years in Zimbabwe and that there has never been even one election in Cuba since 1959.
Obviously this unwarranted attack on Mugabe came from London’s Royal Institute of International Affairs, a big player in globalist politics and regime change.
Malema and the EFF forget that the ruling families of Britain and the West in general don’t stand for this charade called elections, but are the ones ruling not only Europe and America, but the world and have been in power long before Mugabe was born and even longer than Mugabe’s great-grandfather was born.
Focus on the West’s ruling families and leave Mugabe alone. Kagiso
UNSCATHED: EFF leader Julius Malema.