Julius Malema claims that white South Africans know that their lives are not in any danger from him or his party. The Economic Freedom Fighter leader alleges that the fear they have of him is not based on violence, but rather on equality.
Julius Malema recently told supporters at a rally that white South Africans did not fear the EFF because they feared for their lives, but rather that they feared equality.
The Economic Freedom Fighter head says that the party wanted to share the land and wealth in South Africa and that any white people who couldn't stand for it could simply 'leave on their own'.
Addressing his supporters on the campaign trail ahead of Wednesday's election Malema commented that:
“White people know there will never be civil war in South Africa. White people know we will never kill them. They are only scared of the word equality."
Malema went on to claim that white people had grown accustomed to seeing Africans as less than equal:
“That’s the problem they have because the first black person a white person saw when they opened their eyes was a domestic worker. When they started going outside their house they found a black gardener, when they went to the shops they found a shopkeeper being a black person, before a shopkeeper they found a security guard who’s a black person.”
Despite this, Malema appeared convinced that over time this mind set would change and acceptance would be achieved reports The Citizen.
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