Foreigners are tired of being disrespected in SA

Foreigners are tired of being disrespected in SA

Foreign nationals have had it with South Africans disrespecting them and denying them access to basic services and are often labelled as criminals.

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They have asked the government to keep them safe in their newly adopted country.

They asked the Human Rights Commission to deliver a letter, in which they ask for general amnesty, to the president and political parties.

Briefly.co.za learned that the foreigners were speaking at a hearing on migration, xenophobia and social cohesion in Braamfontein, Joburg according to the dailysun.co.za.

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The purpose of the hearings is to create an atmosphere of understanding between migrants and migrations to assist foreigners in gaining rights.

The African Diaspora Forum highlighted the challenges foreigners face when migrating.

A letter written by the organisation was published at the hearing.

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In it, they say:

Perpetrators of xenophobic attacks on foreigners often unfairly accuse their victims of being in the country and of using public services illegally.

Undocumented immigrants who want to leave the country are arrested at borders or airports.

Many illegal immigrants’ kids can’t go to school.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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