South Africa 7.10.2014 12:32 pm

Parliament, ANC seeking to humiliate EFF

FILE PICTURE: Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema. Picture: Michel Bega

FILE PICTURE: Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema. Picture: Michel Bega

Parliament and the ANC want to humiliate the Economic Freedom Fighters, party leader Julius Malema said on Tuesday as he argued for disciplinary charges against him and 19 colleagues to be dropped.

“The embarrassment and humiliation the ANC is seeking to impose on the EFF knows no bounds,” Malema told Parliament’s powers and privileges committee.

He said the committee’s ANC members were all potential witnesses to the alleged misconduct, therefore their involvement in the hearing was legally unsound.

He said contradicting National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete, who had wanted to suspend the 20 EFF MPs, would be “career limiting” for them.

Sapa

 

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