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Activists: 'Countless' S. Africa Immigrants Detained

Human rights activists say South Africa's security forces are promoting xenophobic attacks and legitimizing hatred with their recent roundup and arrest of foreign nationals in Johannesburg and Durban. Many of those detained, they say, have been denied access to lawyers and basic amenities. The xenophobic attacks that rocked South Africa last month have subsided, but activists say that for an estimated 300 to 400 African immigrants detained in a police sweep, the nightmare is far from...

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