South Africa’s social crisis has erupted as the people Cyril Ramaphosa and Jacob Zuma deem expendable, those who bear the brunt of the past and of the social costs of Covid-19, appropriate the bread of life.
The COVID-19 pandemic has strongly impacted migrants in South Africa who have been facing increasingly violent attacks and marginalization over the past decade, reinforced by xenophobic rhetoric on a state-level
Around 700 refugees had been camping outside the UNHCR offices in Pretoria since October 8, following a wave of xenophobic violence in the country in September
After a spate of xenophobic violence in September, refugees in Cape Town were conducting a sit-in demonstration outside the UNHCR office when they were attacked and forced to leave on October 30
We look at the victory of Chicago’s teachers, the violence faced by refugees in South Africa, and the ambulance workers striking in Meghalaya, India.