The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum), is concerned about the current gruesome xenophobic attacks in South Africa on foreigners. This storm of terror and human rights violations of personal security, life, property and human dignity in the form of looting, destruction of property as well as assault of foreigners has cast a despondency and fear in fellow Africans. In the words of Nelson Mandela, in Africa there is a concept known as ‘ubuntu’ – the profound sense that we are human only through the humanity of others; that if we are to accomplish anything in this world it will in equal measure be due to the work and achievement of others. This is who we are in Africa, a community.
Read the full press statement Statement on Xenophobic attacks in South Africa