Burning of national flag is treasonous, Ramaphosa slams DA’s TV election advert

President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned the Democratic Alliance's (DA) election advertisement, which depicts the burning of the national flag, labelling it as treasonous.The DA released the contentious advertisement on Sunday, portraying a burning South African flag to symbolise the nation's deteriorating state and warning of further decline unless the party is supported in the upcoming elections. The advertisement, however, was met with mixed reactions from the public.Ramaphosa criticised the advertisement sharply. "The burning of the national flag in a political advertisement is treasonous. Our country's flag is a sacred symbol in our national life," he stated. "It is despicable for a political party to destroy a symbol of our unity and existence as a nation."

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Burning of national flag is treasonous, Ramaphosa slams DA’s TV election advert

President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned the Democratic Alliance's (DA) election advertisement, which depicts the burning of the national flag, labelling it as treasonous.

The DA released the contentious advertisement on Sunday, portraying a burning South African flag to symbolise the nation's deteriorating state and warning of further decline unless the party is supported in the upcoming elections. The advertisement, however, was met with mixed reactions from the public.

Ramaphosa criticised the advertisement sharply. "The burning of the national flag in a political advertisement is treasonous. Our country's flag is a sacred symbol in our national life," he stated. "It is despicable for a political party to destroy a symbol of our unity and existence as a nation."

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