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DA terminates Kohler Barnard’s membership

Dianne Kohler Barnard shared a Facebook post saying health and education were better during apartheid.

FILE: Dianne Kohler Barnard in Parliament. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - The Democratic Alliance's (DA) Federal Executive says it has decided to terminate

Dianne Kohler Barnard' s membership after the party's Federal Legal Commission found her guilty of misconduct.

A statement released by the DA confirmed that the party's Federal Executive met to discuss the findings of the federal legal commission on Kohler Barnard.

This was to decide what punishment she should face after she shared a Facebook post which said health, education and the police service were better during apartheid.

Dianne Kohler Barnard et al long for the good old days, pre Nelson Mandela pic.twitter.com/z3AYsK2UPN

She had pleaded guilty to three internal charges including misconduct and bringing the party into disrepute during a disciplinary hearing in Cape Town earlier this month.

In the statement the DA also says Kohler Barnard has the right to an internal appeal.

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