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ANC Youth League Economic Freedom Mass Action`s Day was very succesful and going ahead on Friday, the 28th of October in Pretoria

27 October 2011

The ANC Youth League Economic Freedom Mass Action`s first Day was exceptionally and outstandingly succesful, with the expected 5000 of protestors far exceeded by thousands of many youth, workers, students, and all South Africans from all genre. Despite the massive turnout, the ANC Youth League managed to keep high levels of discipline amongst the protestors and excellently marshalled them in what is evidently the greatest and longest mass action for economic freedom, not only in the history of South Africa, but the entire history of the African continent and the world.

Never before in the world have youth been mobilised and willingly joined in a huge and long distance mass action to demand their rights. The mass action confirms that all the economic freedom issues raised by the ANC Youth League are genuine and appeal to an absolute majority of South Africans and progressive forces across the world. This is confirmed by the massive support and solidarity messages the ANC YL received from all over the world.

On the first day, the ANC YL presented memorandums of demands to the Chamber of Mines and JSE. Currently, all protestors are being led by President Julius Malema on foot, in the longest walk for economic freedom to Pretoria. On Friday, the 28th of October, the Mass action will proceed to the Union Buildings at 09H00 to present a memorandum of demands to the South African State and government. Consistent with what happened today, high levels of discipline will be kept and maintained until conclusion of the Mass Action.

More young people and all South Africans and sympathisers are called upon to join the Mass Action in Pretoria. It is now or never! Victory is Certain!

Issued by the ANC Youth League