It comes after Godrich Gardee tweeted that limpet mines should be hidden at Loftus Versfeld Stadium before an event Buchan plans to hold there.
Gardee withdrew his statement on the same day that Buchan apologized.
AfriForum lodged its complaint at the Lyttelton police station in Centurion on Thursday on the basis of the Riotous Meetings Act. He also filed a complaint of hate speech against Gardee with the Human Rights Commission (HRC).
Ernst van Zyl, campaign officer at AfriForum, says in a statement “out of Gardee’s disturbing tweet” it appears that the EFF thinks he can incite violence against South African citizens without bearing any consequences.
“Violent threats of this nature have no place in society, especially if they come from the Secretary-General of the third largest political party in South Africa.”
Van Zyl says AfriForum regards Gardee’s tweet as dangerous and malicious.
Therefore, the organization has taken steps to ensure that justice is done through the correct legal channels.
“We urge the government to take proper action against Gardee to ensure accountability and to act as a deterrent to those who wish to make violent threats of this nature in the future.”
Buchan apologized on Wednesday after Floyd Shivambu, EFF deputy leader, shared a video of Buchan’s “Stand up for Jesus” prayer session on Twitter, calling him a racist.
“I apologize and want to clear up the misunderstanding,” Buchan said in a statement released on Facebook.
In the video, which contains only a photo with Buchan’s voice message, Buchan emphasizes that the rally involved is for Afrikaners only.
Buchan says everyone is welcome at their meetings, but this time the emphasis is on the Afrikaner because they have to remember that only two nations have a covenant with God. He says it is the Jews and the Africans, and describes it as a fact in the voice message.
In his apology, Buchan says he was wrong to say that only Jews and Africans have a covenant with God.
Gardee says in his apology on Twitter racist action should be fiercely opposed. “It cost him (Buchan) a threat to come to his senses. . .
“The fact is that he sees Africans in their own land and continent as dignified and not worthy of God.”