The response to my column this morning. Outside my house. pic.twitter.com/trERmxo5DQ
What has transpired outside @Bruceps's home is unacceptable & we encourage him to take action & report the perpetrators to the police
Sanef also strongly condemns the invasion of @Bruceps personal life as part of a cowardly act to silence him.
Media freedom is protected by the constitution and @Bruceps has exercised his right to express himself.
Sanef unreservedly condemns the intimidation and threats against journalist Peter Bruce. @Bruceps
It has since been reported that Tim Cohen, the editor of Business Day, was also assaulted by the BFLF members outside Bruce's home.
Fellow journalists and political commentators also shared their anger at the "protest" on social media:
Pictures of the thugs intimidating Peter Bruce outside his house. pic.twitter.com/PlcCElcgNr
Intimidation of Peter Bruce by Zupta puppets is straight out of the failed state textbook. An attack on the free press is an attack on SA.
Proud of colleague Karima Brown for going to the house of Peter Bruce to show solidarity. Media freedom matters more than our differences. pic.twitter.com/1JmSwJPV8T
An unprotected strike at the workplace is illegal.
THREATENING #PeterBruce outside his home is CRIMINAL 😡
#peterbruce writes about the Guptas in the morning and the BLF arrive in the afternoon at his house. Spot the connection for 50 points!