EFF advert banned by SABC

2014-04-22 09:40

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) says it is very unhappy after its one-minute ad campaign for TV got banned by the SABC.

On Sunday the party’s Facebook and Twitter accounts had links to the advert, saying the SABC has touched the EFF “on the wrong side”.

“We’re going for them. They do not realise that we are not called fighters for nothing. The SABC said [the ad] could incite [violence] because we want to physically remove the e-toll system.”

There are some similarities in this advert to that of the DA’s - it features content of the Marikana blood bath and of the recent protests at Bekkersdal.

A press conference will be held by the party later today.


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