The Equality Court in Pretoria is hearing the case against the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in its matter against the South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) and several journalists.
Clement Manyathela speaks to Sanef chairperson Mahlatse Mahlase about the relief they are seeking from the courts.
The main relief is around an interdict against the EFF to stop them from threatening and intimidating the journalists.— Mahlatse Mahlase, Chairperson - South African National Editors' Forum
It is not just about this incident, we are hoping this sets a precedent because the tweets that followed Julius Malema's words had a chilling effect in newsrooms.— Mahlatse Mahlase, Chairperson - South African National Editors' Forum
Listen to the full interview below...