Tragedy or farce? Xenophobic violence against foreign nationals and other “outsiders” in post-apartheid South Africa
Prepared by Emma Monama and Professor Loren Landau, this policy brief discusses xenophobic violence against foreign nationals and other “outsiders” in post-apartheid South Africa.
Protection from Xenophobia
Written by Dr. Jean Pierre Misago, Iriann Freemantle and Professor Loren Landau, this evaluation reviews attempts by UNHCR to protect refugees and asylum-seekers from violence and recurring xenophobic attacks in a country that has a long history of “othering” within its society.
Promoting social cohesion and countering violence against foreigners and other ‘outsiders’
Written by Tamlyn Monson, Kathryn Takabvirwa, Jessica Anderson, Tara Polzer Ngwato and Iriann Freemantle, this report aims to identify and draw lessons from the strengths and weaknesses of institutions and interventions whose goals relate to building social cohesion in diverse, poor urban areas of South Africa.
Xenophobia: Violence against Foreign Nationals and other Outsiders in Contemporary South Africa
Prepared by Tara Polza, this brief summarises state of the art research and is intended to inform discussions and debates surrounding human mobility in Southern Africa.
May 2008 Violence Against Foreign Nationals in South Africa
Written by Dr. Jean Pierre Misago, Tamlyn Monson, Tara Polzer and Loren Landau this article contains empirical research in relation to the violence almost immediately, and has sought to illuminate different aspects of the violence – from identifying underlying causes and triggers to evaluating protection, humanitarian and justice interventions and responses during and after the crisis. This report brings together the outcomes of these various research endeavors to provide a comprehensive, easily accessible reference point about what has come to be called South Africa’s ‘xenophobic attacks.’
Violence, Labour and the Displacement of Zimbabweans in De Doorns, Western Cape
Written by Dr. Jean Pierre Misago, this policy brief provides a summarised analysis of causal factors, police responses and solutions adopted and/or proposed in relation to violence.