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Malema’s threats against cops: provocation or just political metaphor?

Experts differ on how serious his inflammatory words were, and on whether they will lead to acts of violence

“We will go to their homes and fight them in their own houses with their own families.”

These words, like ricocheting rubber bullets fired at protesters, have bounced back to EFF leader Julius Malema in the form of a criminal complaint about intimidation.

Police minister Bheki Cele said he had “noted with disgust, the reckless, irresponsible and dangerous statements calling for the attack on police officers” by Malema when he addressed supporters in the Free State at the weekend...

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