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South Africa: Government and police failing to protect Somali refugees from deadly attacks

Headline Title:  South Africa: Government and police failing to protect Somali refugees from deadly attacks 12 June 2014 Attacks on Somali-owned shops in and around Mamelodi township over the last six days have cost lives and livelihoods and are part of a disturbing trend of violence against refugees and migrants which the police and government are failing to address, Amnesty International said.“Despite repeated calls, the police were slow to respond and failed to adequately deploy patrols to stop the escalation of violence which has so far left one refugee dead, ten others injured…

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