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Source: The Holy See in the Italian

Headline: AFRICA/south AFRICA – social Inequalities and “hate speech” at the root of the violence xenophobic

Johannesburg – Inequality, deep, lack of facilities, political debunking: this is the explosive mix that has triggered the violence and xenophobia in south Africa. A phenomenon of xenophobia against migrants, who returns cyclically with the raid that destroy houses, shops, small workshops, and leave it on the ground dozens of victims. “After the attacks of the first days of September, which have caused dozens of deaths,” explains to Fides Pablo Velasquez, religious Family who works in the suburbs of Johannesburg – the city is calm, but there is still a lot of fear. I spent some time in a refugee camp irregular where they live zimbabweani, mozambicans, somalis, ethiopians, nigerians, ghanaians, congolese. Here I experienced first hand the fear. People will not trust to leave the area and go to the city to sell their poor goods. They fear they will be mistreated, beaten, that their things are to be destroyed”.

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