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February 26, 2009
So. African immigrants take refuge in camps outside cities

Fifteen years after the end of apartheid, South Africa still sees excessive inequalities and violence within its borders. The Worldfocus signature story “Immigrants in South Africa deal with hostility, xenophobia” examines violence against immigrants, who are often accused of stealing jobs and committing crimes.

Mob violence in cities like Cape Town and smaller communities has led to the creation of camps to which foreigners escape for safety. Tracey Saunders volunteers at these camps and speaks about South Africa’s difficulties with cultural integration.


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