Malema’s ‘dead white man’ Mugabe tribute cleared by Twitter, despite complaints 

EFF leader Julius Malema’s tweet containing “racist” quotes next to a picture late Zimbabwean Robert Mugabe has been found not to have violated Twitter’s rules, Malema has posted.

Source: Malema’s ‘dead white man’ Mugabe tribute cleared by Twitter, despite complaints | News24

EFF leader Julius Malema’s tweet containing quotes next to a picture late Zimbabwean Robert Mugabe has been found not to have violated Twitter’s rules, Malema posted on Sunday.

He posted a note from the social media company telling him that there had been a complaint about his slideshow of Mugabe quotes, hashtagged #Gushungo, after Mugabe’s family totem.

The words on one slide, “The only white man you can trust is a dead white man”, next to a picture of Mugabe, was flagged by a DA leader Atholl Trollip as “racist” and “incendiary”.

“The @SAHRC  always, flatters only to deceive spectacularly. Because they are conflicted by trying  to comply with the wishes of the ANC government & not our CONSTITUTION. Malema’s racist invective is not only offensive, unconstitutional and vile, it’s also dangerously incendiary,” Trollip’s tweet continued.

EFF leader Julius Malema has again rubbished claims of his alleged involvement with companies linked to the now defunct VBS Mutual Bank.

Former DA leader Tony Leon asked: “Where is @SAHRCommission? [Missing in Action] again?”

Malema posted a note, with the words “Stratcom” and #Gushungo, to show that there had been a complaint over his post and that it had not broken rules.

Mugabe died in Singapore on September 6 at the age of 95. His funeral service was held on Saturday, attended by African leaders.

Comment was not immediately available from the SA Human Rights Commission on whether any complaints had been received over the post.

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    Both of them are filthy, destructive, corrupt, inept, incapable, thieving, murderous, arrogant scum.

    The y have only proved that “they” are not capable of running anything and ruin everything they come in contact with.

    Good riddance.

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      Son of the soil 2 years ago

      It’s amazing that the race that forces people into coffins for trespassing is outraged by a few words

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        Hahaha!! Just pointing out the truth. Seems a nerve got touched….

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    Ohume 2 years ago

    I don’t think that there is anything racist about what malema posted afterall he is only quoting robert mugabe.

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    Frederick 2 years ago

    Don’t be ridiculous.

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    GoRobin 2 years ago

    No matter his race, he well and truly f##ked the country. It will take you guys decades to recover, and that is only if you get rid of ZANU PF first. Otherwise dream on about a better future.