Sanef resolves to deal with EFF threats against journalists and the media

Sanef resolves to deal with EFF threats against journalists and the media

- Economic Freedom Fighters' leader, Julius Malema, is expected to face the consequences of his 'call to action' against journalists

- Malema called on EFF members to deal with several journalists and it led to verbal threats on journalists

- The South African National Editors' Forum will have a meeting with Malema and take steps against his actions

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Sanef (South African National Editors' Forum) has resolved to take on Julius Malema and the EFF over threats against journalists.

This comes after Malema named several journalists and called on his party members to "deal with them".

Sanef plans to hold an urgent meeting with Malema and vowed that serious steps will be taken.

As reported by News24, several journalists experienced real-life bullying as a result of Malema's 'call to action'.

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One journalist was verbally threatened outside the building where the state capture enquiry commission takes place, and a senior editor was aggressively addressed while she was shopping.

Malema accused the media and journalists of protecting Pravin Gordhan, the Public Enterprises Minister.

READ ALSO: Zuma implicated at state capture inquiry as Gordhan, Fuzile testify

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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