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18 September 2019

‘Just a crime’ blame-game approach to xenophobia isn’t working

The Citizen

The approach deflects from governance failures, while hundreds of vulnerable migrants and South Africans who have been arrested in recent weeks face an uncertain fate, says a Wits academic.

The Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court’s register of new cases for the first ten or so days of September reads, as ever, like a typical South African horror story. It is a daily record of murders, rapes, kidnappings, and more.

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The Citizen