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Cosatu condemns Malema’s attacks on teachers with the contempt it deserves [SOUND]

# Union federation Cosatu has condemned EFF leader Julius Malema’s unwarranted attacks on teachers, expressing contempt for his disregard for their constitutional rights. Malema demands the Independent Electoral Commission ban teachers from working in next year’s elections, citing their union affiliations. Cosatu’s Matthew Parks says the Constitution guarantees freedom of association and expression, asserting the IEC’s discretion in hiring individuals irrespective of union membership. Parks advises Malema to grasp constitutional principles and focus less on Twitter tantrums: