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  • Preventing xenophobic attacks in South Africa is possible: Look no further than the state response to the July unrest

    “That this violence continues unabated is evidence that no effective preventive measures are in place. Indeed, the South African government’s response to this violence has been (and still is) largely characterised by a lack of political will and denialism. This has led to a culture of impunity and lack of accountability not only for instigators and perpetrators of the violence, but also and perhaps more importantly for mandated state agencies (such as the police and crime intelligence) for their failure to prevent and stop violence despite visible warning signs.” – Dr. Jean Pierre Misago 

  • The Protests Are Bigger Than Zuma

    “While the #FreeJacobZuma campaign is the catalyst, the underlying reason is one that the country has not dealt with in its 27 years of democracy: the failure of the African National Congress to take responsibility for the past pain and trauma that the citizens have experienced, and to create an economy that delivers on the promise of equitable economic sovereignty for all South Africans.” Hakima Haithar

  • Tackling xenophobic discrimination in South Africa

    Dr Jean Pierre Misago speaks to France 24 about tackling xenophobic discrimination in South Africa in reaction to the recently published report on xenophobia in South Africa by Human Rights Watch.

  • Context to attacks on truck drivers

    Professor Loren Landau speaks to Bongani Bingwa of 702 on the challenge of truck driver attacks in South Africa.

  • Laying SA’s woes at the feet of foreign nationals

    “While foreign nationals are scapegoated for a variety of issues that are wrong in the country, xenophobic violence has a lasting impact on all South Africas, often leading to anti-democratic township governance” writes Professor Loren landau.

  • Xenophobia in South Africa

    Dr. Jean Pierre Misago spoke to TRT World about xenophobia in South Africa.

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