SA to ask UN to help combat xenophobia

By Andy Rice 16 July 2010

At a meeting of the inter-ministerial committee on xenophobia in parliament on Friday, it was decided that South Africa would approach the UN for help in fighting xenophobia. Western Cape Premier Helen Zille said that the province's programmes to prevent xenophobia were working, but she added that the UN had a mandate (and budget) to help refugees and migrants. Read more: News24

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