Malema claims victory in the Constitutional Court on Riotous Assembly Act invalidity

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Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema claims victory in the Constitutional Court following North Gauteng High Court judgement that was handed down against Malema’s application to have the entire Riotous Assemblies Act of 1956 invalidated in July 2019.

Malema then took the judgement to the Constitutional Court to further look at the case and a final judgement was handed down on Friday where the Riotous Assemblies Act was declared Constitutionally invalid.

The party leader Malema said they welcomed the judgement and added that this Act is among many other apartheid laws that should’ve long been dealt with because the likes of former President Nelson Mandela were jailed because of them.

“And the ANC is prepared to use the same act that was used during apartheid to persecute those they disagree with.

“This is another demonstration of the reluctance on the part of the ANC when it comes to the land question. They use all types of law to suppress the debate on [the] land question.”

He further reiterated their call for land expropriation without compensation and return of land to it’s rightful owners.

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