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Is South Africa doing enough to fight xenophobia?

Migrants in South Africa are facing increasing attacks, and police are often indifferent to the issue.

That is the conclusion of a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report published a year after the launch of a national plan to tackle xenophobia.

HRW found many South Asians and African migrants living in fear.

Mobs have destroyed foreign-owned businesses and homes.

However, few of the perpetrators have been brought to justice.

So what is needed to ensure safety and equality for all in the “Rainbow Nation”? 

Presenter: Imran Khan 


Dewa Mavhinga – Southern Africa director, Human Rights Watch

Fasiha Hassan – Gauteng Provincial Legislature member and youth leader

Ralph Mathekga – political analyst

Source: Al Jazeera News

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