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Violence Monitor: Xenophobic Attacks Stem From Frustration

Several South African cities are grappling with violent attacks against foreigners. These are the worst xenophobic attacks in a decade in South Africa, with five people killed and thousands displaced in the last few weeks. What are the reasons behind this violence? In the usually quiet coastal city of Durban, in Kwazulu Natal Province, South Africa, the latest wave of xenophobic attacks started a couple of weeks ago in townships. Shops owned by foreigners were looted. Tension kept on...

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