Malema tells miners: Don't let whites divide you

2012-02-28 16:19
Johannesburg - ANCYL leader Julius Malema on Tueday accused mining company Impala Platinum of pitting miners against each other, and told striking workers to not to let white people divide them, a report says.

The under-fire politician was addressing miners at Freedom Park, following weeks of violent protests at the Rustenburg mine, according to Eyewitness News (EWN).

Striking workers braved the scorching heat to see Malema.

He told the miners that they had backing from the Youth League and their grievances against Implats were being attended to at the highest level, EWN reported

Malema accused the mining company of pitting workers against each other by deliberately increasing the salaries of some employees, and urged the miners to be united in their fight.
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