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Terreblanche party retracts revenge threat

Flowers and a poster outside the farm of Eugene Terreblanch near 
Ventersdorp, South Africa, 5 April 2010
AWB supporters accuse the ANC's Julius Malema of inflammatory actions
The party of the murdered South African white supremacist, Eugene Terreblanche, has retracted a threat to take revenge for his death.
AWB spokesman Pieter Steyn said no member of his organisation would engage in any form of violence.
The remarks come after officials from the ruling ANC paid their respects to the Terreblanche family and President Jacob Zuma issued a call for calm.

Police say his murder on Saturday was caused by a dispute over workers' pay.
Supporters of Mr Terreblanche blamed provocative actions by the ANC youth leader, Julius Malema, for the killing.
Last week, Mr Malema was banned from singing a song with the words "Kill the Boer, kill the farmer."

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