●Xenophobia: latest – BBC story pluss excellent blog link for up to date news

13Oct08

“South African civic organisations are demanding an inquiry….”

●UNHCR ‘failed’ S Africa migrantsby Martin Plaut

South African civic organisations are demanding an inquiry into the United Nations refugee agency’s response to May’s xenophobic violence.

The UNHCR has not fulfilled its mandate to refugees and displaced people under international law – Lawyer Fatima Hassan
LINK – to article

(Story by Martin Plaut – from BBC NEWS – Published: 2008/10/13 13:34:50 GMT)

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● Eight foreigners killed, claims volunteer

By Craig McKune

Eight of the people from the Soetwater camp alone had been murdered since returning to communities, Saunders said.She said the work the facilitators were doing needed to be made visible to refugees in the camps who feared for their lives.
LINK – to article

(This article was originally published on page 3 of The Cape Times October 13 ‘ 08
Published on the Web by IOL on ’08-10-13 05:35:00)
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LINKExcellent blog for up to date news on xenophobia situ in SA & else where
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