Malema may face The Hague

2010-06-08 08:14

ANC Youth League president Julius Malema was facing a possible

genocide charge at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, the Beeld

newspaper reported today.

An unidentified Rustenburg farmer and his family left South Africa

last week because of fears for their safety after deciding to lay the charge

against the youth leader.

Their lawyer, Fanie van der Walt, said the accusations against

Malema were sent in writing to the International Court of Justice in the

Netherlands on Monday.

The charges relate to Malema singing “Shoot the Boer”, which the

Rustenburg farmer interpreted as inciting youth league supporters to commit

genocide against Afrikaaners.

Shortly after being rebuked by the ANC, Malema changed the words to

“Kiss the Boer”.

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