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18/06/2018 10:37 SAST | Updated 18/06/2018 10:37 SAST

No Surprise: Malema Says The Majority Of Indians Are Racist And Twitter Goes Ballistic

This is what tweeps are saying about Juju's latest attack on Indians.

Sumaya Hisham / Reuters

"The majority of Indians are racist. I'm not saying all; I'm saying 'majority'..." — those were the words of EFF leader Julius Malema on Saturday. He was speaking at a Youth Day event at Matlosana Stadium in Klerksdorp, North West.

Twice in the space of as many weeks, high-ranking EFF leaders have made racist allegations about Indian South Africans — a fortnight ago, the party's chief whip in Parliament, Floyd Shivambu, attacked Treasury deputy director-general Ismail Momoniat, claiming he is "not African".

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Twitter, as usual, was full of controversial responses — both condemning Malema's race-baiting, and supporting it.