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25 July 2010, 12:00 p.m. | Halt to Xenophobic Violence in SA

No further xenophobic violence in South Africa – as the ANC remains in denial 

South African police were taking no chances in the Kya Sands informal settlement this weekend and said that they will remain there to make sure that there are no more xenophobic attacks. 

 The area has been the scene of violence against foreigners earlier in the week and the army was called in to assist the police in maintaining law and order and carry out special anti-crime operations.

Twelve people have been arrested. 

 

Police to stay in Kya Sands

Eyewitness News reports that the police’s Govindsamy Mariemuthoo said officers will stay in the area for now. “We have deployed police personnel to patrol the area and maintain law and order. We have done this the whole week and continue to have a police presence until stability returns to the area,” he said.

 

Earlier in the week Human ...


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