The Economic Freedom Fighters have revealed that they will be attending Adam Catzavelos' court appearance today. The party says that they wish to restore dignity in the matter in which Gauteng EFF Chairperson Mandisa Mashego laid charges against the accused.
Adam Catzavelos incited Mzansi's rage when he posted a video referring to black people by the k-word while on holiday in Greece.
The EFF has announced that they will be attending today's court appearance in the Randburg Magistrates Court, reports Eyewitness News.
Briefly.co.za previously reported that the matter had been postponed in order for Catzavelos to seek legal representation.
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EFF chairperson for Gauteng, Mandisa Mashego, laid the criminal complaint against him following the video going viral on social media.
After the video went public, Catzavelos had been fired from his job at a business owned by his family, St George's Fine Foods. The business had taken a massive knock in the fallout from the controversial clip.
Mashego says they want Catzavelos to pay for his crime, commenting that:
“Racism is a criminalised offence. It is something seen as offensive to your dignity. So, it is only fitting to go the Equality Court, because we need the dignity of our people to be fully restored. Racists are criminals and must be treated as such.”
Catzavelos has since shown remorse for his actions, apologising both for his comments and the damage they invoked.
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