Netwerk24 journalist on Shivambu scuffle: 'I feel my human rights were violated'

Netwerk24 journalist on Shivambu scuffle: 'I feel my human rights were violated'

Floyd Shivambu, deputy president of the EFF, has found himself in the spotlight after he recently attacked a journalist outside parliament. Following the incident, the journalist has spoken up to share his side of the story.

Floyd in scuffle with journalist
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Listen to the podcast as journalist Adrian de Kock speaks out following a scuffle with EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu, then read more below:

EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu is making news - and it's not for the right reasons. 

Just recently, Newswatch reported that while waiting outside Cape Town mayor Patricia De Lille’s disciplinary hearing, Shivambu was seen on camera in a scuffle with a journalist. 

Adrian de Kock, a journalist from Netwerk24, asked Shivambu if he wanted to comment on the hearing in question and proceeded to snap pictures of the politician. Clearly, Floyd wasn't feeling it as he insisted that de Kock delete the pictures because he had not given consent for them to be taken.

Read: Shivambu takes responsibility for 'scuffle with journalist'

In the video, you can see him manhandling Adrian and even at one point, held him at the neck.

Shortly after the incident went viral, Shivambu took to his Twitter to share an official statement regarding the incident.

Here's how social media reacted to his apology...

Do you think Floyd's apology is enough or should there be further consequences for his actions? Share your comments below.

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