South Africa – Malema song amounts to crime: Solidarity

source: IOL
May 05 2010 at 01:27PM

Trade union Solidarity on Wednesday said that the singing of the lyrics “shoot the boer” by ANC Youth League president Julius Malema could amount to incitement to murder.

“The singing of “Dubul’ ibhunu” (shoot the boer) by Julius Malema… could be tantamount to incitement to murder,” the union said in a statement.

Solidarity said its view came as a result of an investigation conducted by its research institute.

“Malema’s singing of the song is not directed at a specific individual, but he could still be charged with incitement to murder,” said Solidarity Research Institute (SRI) head Johan Kruger.

“The SRI maintains that even if a murder is not committed, a person can still be found guilty of incitement to murder. If a murder is committed, the issue of complicity in murder comes up,” read the [continue reading]

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