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A journalist and camera administrator were looted by outfitted men outside an elementary school while concealing the form to the neighborhood races. 

A new assault on a journalist and camera administrator outside a Khayelitsha grade school while concealing the form to the neighborhood government races has been generally denounced. 

In the most recent episode, a journalist and camera administrator from ETV were looted at gunpoint, by outfitted burglars, at Khayelitsha, Cape Town. 

Television columnist Natalie Malgas told the South African National Editors' Forum (SANEF) that it was one of the "most terrifying days" in her whole profession. 

She and cameraman Lance Manjoro had completed the process of meeting local area pioneers in the municipality on Monday, as a component of the assistance conveyance political race inclusion, when they were ransacked external a nearby grade school. 

"Two of the looters had firearms, and the person who had all the earmarks of being the instigator positioned a weapon in my face. They yelled that we hand over our telephones, workstations, and camera. They then, at that point, wiped out our boot, taking everything in sight, including our mount pack and different assets, and escaped by walking. One looter returned and got a telephone charger". 

The columnists got into their vehicles and halted a close by police watch for help. The matter was accounted for at the municipality's Site B police headquarters, and officials are following a few leads. 

Endure my most startling day at work. 🥺🙏🏽 

My cameraman and I were held at gunpoint in Khayelitsha while covering #LGE2021 stories. We're safe and safe at this point. Be protected in the field associates. 

Camera hardware and telephones taken in trap. 4 people, 2 firearms. Everything happened so quick. 

— Natalie Malgas (@nataliemalgas) October 18, 2021 

SANEF said South Africa is turning into an exceptionally risky spot for columnists, and aside from assaults on the field, writers additionally face digital tormenting and serious assaults via online media stages. 

Priest in The Presidency, Mondli Gungubele, shared the worry of SANEF on Thursday evening of these criminal assaults on columnists who serve networks as a feature of being out on task. 

"It is especially miserable and essential that this episode happened in seven days in which our nation notices 19 October Black Wednesday – the day in 1977 on which the politically-sanctioned racial segregation state got serious about the media and opportunity of articulation. 

"The media are a significant factor in our vote based request and in the existences of residents. Lawbreakers who exploit writers are deceiving networks for whom admittance to data is a right and a significant type of strengthening. 

"Networks endure when columnists can't play out their tasks which frequently remembers a concentration for working on the everyday environments of networks or giving a voice to individuals who might some way or another not be heard." 

Gungubele shared the worries about digital tormenting and the maltreatment of online media that objectives writers. 

"We battled long and hard for media opportunity, and we won't mess with entrepreneurial or designated wrongdoing or misuse executed against columnists." 

In the mean time, SANEF has said the two writers are going through injury directing.

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