"Malema, Shame": CIC Shoved Violently at Pan African Parliament, Does Not Retaliate

"Malema, Shame": CIC Shoved Violently at Pan African Parliament, Does Not Retaliate

- Violence erupted at the Pan African Parliament again and Julius Malema was violently pushed by a female MP

- Malema did not retaliate but the situation has continued to remain tense particularly around the topic of leadership rotation

- The Pan African Parliament has been interrupted five times since it started last week; on Monday Pemmy Majodina was almost kicked in the face

- On Friday last week, Julius Malema and a Mali MP exchanged death threats; this has since set the tone for the week

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Chaos erupted again at the Pan African Parliament as resistance to the rotational system continues. Once again, EFF leader Julius Malema was at the centre of controversy.

A video has gone viral on social media platforms showing Malema being violently shoved by a female delegate.

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"Malema, Shame": CIC Shoved Violently at Pan African Parliament, Does Not Retaliate
Julius Malema has become a target at the Pan African Parliament. He was violently pushed by an MP. Photo credit: @EFFSouthAfrica
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A person can be heard in the background of the video which was recorded in someone's house. They can be heard saying "Malema, shame" followed by "gender-based violence".

Malema does not retaliate against the aggressive behaviour of the delegate.

This is the fifth interruption of the proceedings as the Pan African Parliament attempts to elect a new president and vice president but diplomacy is failing.

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Malema becomes a lightning rod

Julius Malema has become a centre of attention of the sitting and he has remained in attendance. His presence became contentious last week when he and a Mali MP got into an altercation when he and the Malema exchanged death threats.

Malema stood by his threat and called it self-defence, however, he and the MP have since mended fences and have made peace.

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This incident placed Malema front and centre of the firing line of belligerent PAP MPs.

Flying kicks

On Monday, the Pan African Parliament descended into chaos when the subject of leadership rotation came up.

At one point the ANC chief whip Pemmy Majodina was nearly kicked in the face as she tried to break up a scuffle.

Earlier, Briefly News reported that Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has finally broken his silence following the chaos that erupted during last week's session of the Pan-African Parliament.

The politician, who is known for not mincing his words, reportedly said he was reacting to an alleged threat made against him by an MP from Mali.

In other news, South Africa's representative to the PAN African Parliament Pemmy Majodina reportedly stated that she would be dropping her decision to take legal action after a fellow diplomat allegedly assaulted her during a sitting on Monday, 31 May.

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Majodina was attempting to be the peacemaker between opposing parties when she was allegedly kicked by Djibril War, Senegal's representative.

Chaos erupted at the sitting with many members getting into physical altercations with each other. This stemmed from an argument over the rotation of the African groupings presidency position.

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