Brackenfell High School: Scene already tense as EFF starts protesting

Brackenfell High School: Scene already tense as EFF starts protesting

- The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in the Western Cape set up a protest against racism at Brackenfell High School today

- A post was uploaded to the official EFF Twitter account stating that there would be a march at 10am this morning

- The EFF has already shared videos to their account of the ongoing march in the Western Cape

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The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) called on members to protest outside the Brackenfell High School today, 20 November at 10am. They shared a post to their Twitter account early this morning with the protest titled: "Western Cape EFF Protest Against Racism."

The EFF then shared a few videos to their Twitter account, the first being of their leader Julius Malema speaking and the second showing hundreds of EFF supporters and members marching on the street.

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The party is also using the "#EFFInBrackenfell" hashtag to accompany every post regarding their protest. Brackenfell has been in the news since a privately-organised matric ball allegedly excluded students of colour.

WA: Brackenfell: Scene already tense as EFF prepares to protest

EFF members and supporters are protesting against racism at Brackenfell High School. Source: Waldo Swiegers / Getty Images and @EFFSouthAfrica / Twitter
Source: UGC

Take a look at the video of the EFF supporters and members below:

According to the video below, police are already making their way to Brackenfell: recently reported that Malema had posted an ominous tweet ahead of the Brackenfell protest. It will be a tense situation as political and interest groups gather at the school, which has become the epicentre of a racial disaster sparked by a dance.

Western Cape education MEC Debbie Schäfer has confirmed that she will meet EFF officials on the night before the planned protests outside Brackenfell High School. Attempts are being made to mitigate the effect of the protests on the learners.

She said that the school was determined to address the concerns that black parents and pupils have. Malema posted a picture of a man who appears to be Malema walking through the veld with a firearm on his back. He simply captioned the pic with the word: "Oppad."

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Earlier, reported that the calm experienced by Brackenfell residents following dramatic events last week was evidently just the silence before the storm. The EFF has mobilised Red Beret members to march in Brackenfell The party had earlier threatened a 'complete shutdown' of the region last week after violence broke out during a peaceful protest.

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