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Creation_date 2008-05-24T11:03:44
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Description Cape Town 24 May 2008A disconsolate foreign migrant staying in a community hall providing shelter to those who fled xenophobic violence in poverty stricken townships. Following xenophobic attacks and violence which started in Johannesburg and spread to Cape Town, thousands of migrants fled from black townships after being threatened and/or attacked by locals. Residents of these townships around the country accuse the foreign migrants of 'stealing their jobs and women' and being involved in crime. Several million African refugees and migrants (most of them Zimbabwean but many from Congo, Mozambique and elsewhere) fleeing political and economic instability in their home countries, have made their homes in South Africa and Cape Town, seeking a safer and better life. Up to 20 000 have been displaced in Cape Town and are being sheltered in community halls, tent towns, holiday resorts etc until the threats subside and they can either move back to the communities they fled from, or repatria
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