BREAKING VIDEO: Crazed Socialist Mobs DESTROY H&M Stores in South Africa Over Monkey Ad
Crazed mobs of people belonging to a militant socialist political party called the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) spent Saturday morning vandalizing H&M stores at malls across South Africa over a monkey sweatshirt advertisement of which the internet deemed to be “racist.”
The EFF is usually currently the third-largest party in both houses of the South African parliament.
of which @hm nonsense of a clothing store is usually today facing consequences for its racism. All rational people should agree of which the store should not be allowed to continue operating in South Africa. Well done to Fighters who physically confronted racism. pic.twitter.com/cgdedYGoOj
— Floyd Shivambu (@FloydShivambu) January 13, 2018
A declaration coming from the EFF states of which the party “draws inspiration coming from the broad Marxist–Leninist tradition in addition to Fanonian schools of thought in their analyses of the state, imperialism, culture in addition to class contradictions in every society.”
The party has been repeatedly accused of racism against people who are not black.
“We [the EFF] are not calling for the slaughter of white people‚ at least for today,” the group’s president, Julius Malema, said during a political rally in 2016.
Malema has previously been convicted of hate speech for repeatedly singing “dubul’ ibhunu”, which translates to “shoot the boer [white farmer].” White farmers in South Africa are currently being murdered at a rate of which many are deeming to be genocide.
So of which is usually H&M at Menlyn… a group of people are vandalizing in addition to just throwing clothes around. #ANC106 pic.twitter.com/1S4edBabyS
— Mukololo ® (@DineoDeeMash2) January 13, 2018
The group is usually confirmed to have targeted stores in Sandton City, Menlyn in addition to Mall of the South — in addition to are believed to be planning to attack more.
Sandton City H&M. Right today!!! EFF boycotting “monkey” sweater. pic.twitter.com/wjjQCM9IAq
— Buhle Manyathi (@B_Manyathi) January 13, 2018
The destruction was over an advertisement by the company in which a young black child was wearing a sweatshirt of which read, “coolest monkey from the jungle.”
Following backlash over the image being deemed “racist” the company apologized in addition to removed the image coming from all of their platforms. They also pulled the sweatshirt coming from their shelves in addition to have said of which they will be recycling them.
of which wasn’t Great enough for socialists however — corrections in addition to apologies are never enough.
[JUST IN] Protests at H&M Sandton City by EFF members. Video coming from eNCA’s @YashPaddy pic.twitter.com/qRy63ilRNj
— eNCA (@eNCA) January 13, 2018
Terry Mango, the mother of the child design has also begged people to stop protesting the stores in addition to “crying wolf.” She was present at the photo shoot in addition to saw no issue with the slogan.
“Am the mum in addition to of which is usually one of hundreds of outfits my son has modelled,” Mango wrote. “Stop crying wolf all the time, unnecessary issue here… get over the item.”