Xenophobia In South Africa

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- theowp.org | 5 months ago

On April 23rd 2015, thousands marched through the streets of Johannesburg’s Central Business District to protest a wave of xenophobic attacks in South Africa.

In March 2019, similar attacks were reported, this time in Durban. The locals are targeting foreigners, who they accuse of taking their jobs and being the reason behind the country’s high unemployment rates and poverty.

The locals also claim that they want to operate their own shops and they are trying to push out competition by attacking foreigners and looting foreign-owned businesses.

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