Articles by: Richard Pithouse

South Africa Is on a Knife Edge as Xenophobia Escalates

South Africa Is on a Knife Edge as Xenophobia Escalates

Xenophobia is a global crisis, but in South Africa, it takes a particularly violent form. The day-to-day accumulation of insult and harassment from within the state and society periodically mutates into open-street violence in which people are beaten, hacked and burned to death. If there is a useful point of global comparison, it may be with the communal riots that[Read More…]

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