Citizen is Misrepresenting BLF to Fuel Black-On-Black Violence

Citizen News online platform is deliberately misrepresenting Black First Land First (BLF) to fuel black-on-black violence and to stop any attempt at black unity.

BLF stated categorically and thus maintains that all black political parties must unite, including the African National Congress (ANC), Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), National Freedom Party (NFP) and others. However, BLF notes that the ANC of Ramaphosa has chosen the side of White Monopoly Capital (WMC). The fight still remains against WMC headed by Rupert, and not against the ANC.

The Citizen has deliberately misrepresented BLF to stagnate black unity. BLF demands the Citizen change the misleading headline to express, “BLF Calls For Black Unity To Fight WMC”. If the Citizen refuses to change the misleading headline, BLF will write to the press Ombudsman and take direct action!

It can not be that mainstream media cries victim when confronted for unfair, innacurate reporting but maintain the luxury to mislead!

Issued by Black First Land First, National Coordinating Committee (BLF NCC)

13 December 2018

Black First Land First Email:[email protected]

Zanele Lwana
(Deputy President)
Cell: +27799867225

Lindsay Maasdorp
(National Spokesperson)
Cell: +27 79 915 2957

Brian Tloubatla
(Head of Media & Communications)
Cell: +27 82 216 7664

BLF Condemns Black On Black Violence Promoted By Politicians


Black First Land First (BLF) condemns the senseless black on black violence promoted by policians from parliament to the streets. The instigation of violence by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on spurious grounds feeds into the imperialist agenda to create conditions for regime change in BRICS countries just like what happened in Brazil. There are better reasons to hold President Zuma (in fact the whole ANC) accountable, even via disrupting parliament, such as his failure to act against white monopoly capital which is linked to his failure to resolve the questions of land, education, unemployment, economy, housing, poverty etcetera – with the understanding that the real fight must be directed against the main enemy being white supremacy and white monopoly capital.   

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