WATCH: Trevor Noah Selectively Took Malema's Genocide Comments Out Of Context
A Julius Malema interview video from which Trevor Noah and his Daily Show team took a snippet, has shown that Malema’s comments may have been selectively taken out of context.
The video in question is one in which the EFF leader, Julius Malema, appears to be condoning a possible future genocide on white people in South Africa. During his US TV show, comedian Trevor Noah showed a section where Malema says:
I don’t know what’s going to happen in the future. I’m saying to you we have not called for the killing of white people. At least for now. I can’t guarantee the future.
A longer video posted online, however, suggests a different kine of the conversation. See below:
Trevor Noah and his team took soundbites which frame Malema exactly the same way propaganda of white supremacists who advocate for foreign threats to South Africa's sovereignty.
This is what he actually said, is it irresponsible now? Context matters but not to sensationalists. pic.twitter.com/nryMmo0QIt
— Siyavelana (@Siyavelana_SD) May 11, 2019
The full interview can be found on this link.