Xenophobic Violence in South Africa: An Analysis of Trends, Causal Factors and Responses
In this report, the authors draw from more than a decade of quantitative and qualitative research exploring xenophobic violence in South Africa. Beginning in the mid-2000s, the research presents a systematic investigation into the nature, causal factors, and implications of xenophobic violence plaguing the country. It also explores the nature and effectiveness of state and…
Immigration Debate | SA reaping the fruits of misrule
Prof Loren Landau joins eNCA news anchor to discuss his Opinion piece co- authored with Dr. Jean Pierre Misago – ‘Rising vigilantism: South Africa is reaping the fruits of misrule‘ which suggest that anti-immigrant groups have become reference points for national debate. Watch the discussion here:
Training IOM Staff on Engaging with the Xenowatch Platform
Training IOM South Africa staff on how to report verified cases of xenophobic discrimination on the Xenowatch platform.
What’s behind the rise of vigilantism in South Africa?
Prof. Loren Landau explores what’s behind the rise of vigilantism in South Africa on @Newzroom405. His core message is that what we are witnessing is gangster governance not immigration.
Xenowatch Training – JRS Pretoria and Johannesburg Offices
Xenowatch team conducted training sessions with staff and clients of Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) in Pretoria and Johannesburg offices.
Rising vigilantism: South Africa is reaping the fruits of misrule
“Anti-immigrant activism is politics by other means, with violence likely to become common amid fundamental ruptures in governance. After years of unfulfilled promises, a youthful citizenry has lost considerable faith in formal electoral politics.”