South Africa is said to have overcome the peak in covid-19 cases, while many African nationals will take much longer to recover from the lockdown.
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.
More than 50 immigrants on Wednesday protested outside Wynberg Police Station to handover a memorandum to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Home Affairs and Cape Town Refugee Centre demanding better services and accountability and transparency from the organisations pledged to help them.