EFF continues strike over alleged racism at Western Cape high school

EFF continues strike over alleged racism at Western Cape high school

- The Economic Freedom Fighters are planning to protest outside Brackenfell High School again

- The party made a call for members and citizens of SA to participate in the protest against alleged racism at the high school

- The EFF protested outside the high school last week after allegations were made about a whites-only privately-organised matric ball

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The Economic Freedom Fighters have made calls for members to picket outside Brackenfell High School again. The EFF in the Western Cape shared an image of their planned protest to Twitter yesterday, calling for members and the public to protest today.

The party is aiming to protest against the alleged racism at the high school. They named the protest: "EFF Western Cape Against Racist Brackenfell High School." The march was planned to start at 7:30am.

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At the bottom left of the image shared to Twitter is their call for party members and members of the public to participate. It reads:

"A call for all members of the public to confront apartheid-style segregation in schools."
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The EFF protesting outside Brackenfell High School last week. Source: @EFFWesternCape_ / Twitter
Source: Twitter

Take a look at their tweet below:

At the time of Briefly.co.za's viewing, the party did not share any updates about the protest.

Briefly.co.za previously reported on the happenings at the Cape Town high school. The Western Cape Provincial Education Department is now engaging with the school after allegations were made that the school has no black teachers.

According to the allegations, there have been no black teachers at Brackenfell High School in nearly a decade. To add to this, a matric ball was privately organised and only attended by white pupils. The SA Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu) has now demanded an apology for black pupils and parents who felt excluded from the ball.

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This was all revealed when a parent took to social media to talk about a video from the matric ball. In the video, only white pupils and their partners were visible. Members of the Economic Freedom Fighters protested outside the high school. The party protested against the privately-organised matric ball.

The EFF was met with both parents and private security upon arrival at the school last week Friday.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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