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South Africa: Toxic Rhetoric Endangers Migrants

Stop Scapegoating Foreign Nationals Ahead of Elections Candidates in South Africa’s forthcoming general elections have been scapegoating and demonizing foreign nationals, risking stoking xenophobic violence, Human Rights Watch said today.

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HRW Africa plays a crucial role in advocating for the protection of vulnerable populations, such as refugees, internally displaced people, and marginalized communities. Through its extensive network of researchers, activists, and advocates, HRW Africa highlights issues related to political repression, discrimination, violence against women, child exploitation, and attacks on freedom of expression and assembly. The organization works tirelessly to ensure its findings reach policymakers and create meaningful change.

HRW Africa’s commitment to impartiality, credibility, and accuracy has earned it a reputation as a trusted source of human rights information in the region and globally. By shedding light on human rights abuses, HRW Africa continues to be a driving force for positive change and justice, promoting respect for human rights and the rule of law in Africa. 

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Human Rights Watch defends the rights of people in Africa, spotlighting abuses and bringing perpetrators to justice.

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