Tag: xenophobia

Joint campaign to bring relief to city-centre shack dwellers hit by Pretoria violence

By Golda Meyer The plight of more than 200 Pretoria city-centre residents who were left destitute after recent outbreaks of xenophobic violence in the area, gave birth to a joint relief movement called #ServeYourCity. Various NGO’s and churches teamed up with the city management to find solutions to the disaster and […]

Communication, language and collective compassion

[notice]A monthly column by Marcel van der Watt, lecturer in the Department of Police Practice at UNISA, former police detective, and current member of the Gauteng Rapid Response Task Team for Human Trafficking.[/notice] The recent xenophobic attacks and its reverberating effect on the entire South African landscape raised a plethora […]