Julius Malema the Agrarian Reform and Pol Pot

Julius Malema, the leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), refers to the Agrarian Land Reform as the way forward. The Cambodian tyrant Pol Pot and the connection with the words uttered by Julius Malema draw a parallel of a strong land reform that can lead to genocide.

It was during 1975 when Pol Pot (Khmer) rose to power and presided over a communist dictatorship that imposed a radical form of agrarian socialism in Cambodia. Urban dwellers were forced to relocate to the countryside and work on farms and forced labor projects. This resulted in malnutrition, medical problems and deaths of the people during his four-year reign…