IMMIGRATION

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Protesters call for plan to transform Johannesburg’s hostels

Coalition marches against xenophobia

By Zoë Postman - 16 September 2019
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Attacks on foreign nationals may constitute terrorism

Let’s call them what they are so that we can start to heal

By Avani Singh and Michael Power - 13 September 2019
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“We need to address the massive unemployment, inequality and poverty that allow violence”

Cape Town activists march against violence

By Tariro Washinyira - 12 September 2019
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Two people dead in a stampede as shops are looted

Immigrant-owned businesses looted in Philippi

By Velani Ludidi - 9 September 2019
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Immigrant shop owners left stranded after looting in Pretoria

“Why do people think that all Nigerians commit crime?”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 5 September 2019
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South African killed during xenophobic violence in Springs

Man who allegedly shot him was trying to defend an immigrant

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 5 September 2019
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Worker advice office a casualty of Joburg looting

Casual Workers Advice Office vows to continue its work

By Zoë Postman - 4 September 2019
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Cele calls for calm after xenophobic violence

“It is my main source of income. I use it to feed my children” says woman whose restaurant was burnt down

By Gaby Ndongo - 3 September 2019
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Xenophobic violence spreads to Alexandra - where it started in 2008

“I don’t think I can stay here anymore. It is not safe and this happens every year” says Bangladeshi shop owner

By Zoë Postman - 3 September 2019
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Murderers of Bangladeshi shop owners in Newcastle convicted

Immigrant shop owners welcome life sentences for murderers of Mosharaf Hosain and Limor Mir

By Sibusiso Mdlalose - 20 August 2019
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Immigrants arrested in JHB raids say they showed police valid papers

Magistrate orders hundreds to be sent to Lindela detention centre

By Zoë Postman - 13 August 2019
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Concourt judgment will help keep families together

Foreign nationals with South African or permanent resident spouses do not have to leave the country to apply for spousal visas

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 8 August 2019
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Asylum seekers have to wait a year for an appointment in Port Elizabeth

Appointment note leaves people seeking refugee status vulnerable to arrest

By Joseph Chirume - 7 August 2019
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Somalian shops in Khayelitsha looted after shooting

“It was no longer about the shooting anymore but hatred towards us Somalians” says shop owner

By Velani Ludidi - 29 July 2019
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SANDF soldiers accused of terrorising immigrant shack dwellers

“The soldiers said it was just a teaser of what they will do to the rest of Happiness Village residents”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 23 July 2019
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Zwelihle Renewal demands lists of names of immigrants employed in Hermanus

“Gangster type approach” says human rights activist

By Tariro Washinyira - 18 July 2019