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South Africa

  • News

    Lawyers see ‘xenophobia’ detainees

    15 May 2015
    Human rights lawyers are interviewing hundreds of migrants rounded up last week in night raids by South African police, trying to ascertain if they should...
  • Analysis

    South Africa’s xenophobia problem

    21 April 2015
    Xenophobia doesn’t exist in isolation. It needs social problems and economic hardship to flourish. After an upsurge in violence in Durban and Johannesburg that has...
  • Analysis

    Killing us softly

    27 March 2015
    A recent public outcry in China, sparked by a damning documentary about air pollution, was based on well-founded fear: Of the 100 million people who...