Xenophobia is a serious problem in South Africa. Cross-border migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in the country face harassment and discrimination. Hundreds of incidents of anti-immigrant hate crime […]
The physical and inhumane separation of children from their families by US authorities has received harsh criticism around the world but a closer look at South Africa’s refugee laws show that they have the same result.
To mark World Refugee Day, foreign nationals marched to Parliament to call for for the re-opening of the Cape Town Refugee Reception Centre which has remained closed despite a court ruling that it must be reopened.
Organisations that work with refugees and asylum seekers in Cape Town are concerned that the Refugee Centre remains closed despite a court ruling that it be opened.