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  • 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.

  • Decolonization’s borders

    Professor Loren B Landau – Professor at African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS) at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg and the Department of International Development at the University of Oxford & Roni Amit – an Assistant Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Tulsa unpack refugee restrictions in their article titled Decolonization’s borders.

  • Working together to address xenophobic violence in South Africa

    Dr. Jean Pierre Misago, Professor Loren Landau and Silindile Mlilo wrote an open letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa featured on the Daily Maverick. They offer unsolicited advice on how to respond to the ongoing xenophobic and related violence in South Africa.

  • In Sickness and in health: Why the Minister of Home Affairs has a duty of care to tackle endemic anti-foreigner sentiment

    Professor Jo Vearey and Dr. Rebecca Walker write about the anti-foreigner sentiment in the South African health care system.

  • Stop spreading dangerous lies. Foreign migrants are not root cause of SA’s problems

    Jo Vearey, Associate Professor and director at the African Centre for Migration & Society at Wits University, and Gina Snyman, an advocate and a member of the Johannesburg Bar, write for the City Press about the dangerous discourse which is used to justify xenophobic violence.

  • What’s Behind the Deadly Violence in South Africa?

    Professor Loren Landau explains in the New York Times some of the causes of the recent violence in South Africa. He argues that the attacks on immigrants are neither irrational nor spontaneous. 

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