“These morons got here to our places of work to “hold” me! We defeated your racists grandparents, you might be nothing! (sic)” tweeted Lesufi. He added an image of a person standing subsequent to an effigy of him.
Lesufi mentioned the incident occurred exterior the workplace of Minister of Primary Schooling Angie Motshekga on Wednesday morning.
He mentioned an organisation in opposition to his strikes to combine Afrikaans and English faculties and assure locations for college kids, no matter language coverage, was behind it.
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“They’ve been threatening me, and my kids specifically, for fairly a while,” mentioned Lesufi, who went by one thing comparable in February.
“They’ve upped it now to this stage.”
He mentioned he has reported it to police. Nevertheless, he regards it as “an insult, to not me, however to those that need equal training for all children within the nation”.
He added that some folks had been sad that he needed faculties to be open for all kids, however wouldn’t simply depart it at that.
“We have got household. They do all this stuff to observe me, intimidate me.”
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His kids have been informed to inform their father “to cease doing what he’s doing”.
“I’m not anxious. I went by worse issues throughout these worse days of apartheid.
“It (the effigy) is an insult to anybody who believes in non-racial training for all.”