August 24, 2018
Canada’s Global News on Thursday cited an unhinged rant from radical communist leader Julius Malema to supposedly “fact-check” President Donald Trump’s tweet about the “large scale killing of farmers” in South Africa.
“South Africa fact-checks Trump on ‘white farmers’ tweet,” Global News’ headline blared.
“WATCH: A South African Member of Parliament fact-checked U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday after he tweeted his administration would look into the ‘large scale killing of farmers,’ saying Trump was wrong and there ‘is no white genocide’ in South Africa but ‘there is black genocide in the USA,’” read the subheader.
During a press conference held Thursday, Malema said “Jews in Pretoria” are training “a group of white right-wingers” to “kill us” and he’s willing to die in order to expropriate white-owned farms without compensation.
From The Citizen:
The EFF commander-in-chief says his party will expropriate land without compensation or die trying.
At a media briefing on Thursday at EFF headquarters in Braamfontein, Malema made the shocking claim that a group of right wing extremists are training people to kill members of the EFF over their policy of land expropriation without compensation.
“They will kill us for that. There’s a group of white right-wingers who are being trained by Jews in Pretoria to be snipers,” he said.
Whether or not the EFF leader has any solid evidence of this is unclear at this point.
[…]Speaking about his belief that a farm in Pretoria is being used to train snipers to hunt down members of the EFF, Malema described a war between those who support expropriation without compensation and those who oppose it.
“Death is the price we will pay and poverty will come. It’s a war and we must be prepared. Death is the price we are willing to pay, we are…