Congress of South African Trade Union in KwaZulu Natal says the xenophobic attacks
happening in the country are uncalled for and unacceptable.
a statement Cosatu Provincial Secretary Edwin Mkhize says South Africa is a
country with structures and not a banana republic that has no direction.
says South Africa comes from a system in which such conducts were encouraged
through the so called black on black violence. We also understand that there
are other socio-economic matters in this xenophobic attack.
must allow the relevant institutions to have the opportunity to address this
challenge rather than taking the law into our own hands” Mkhize added.
Police have arrested 74 people in KwaZulu Natal so far in the latest xenophobic
arrested have been charged on offenses including murder, public violence,
business robbery, theft and possession of firearms and ammunition. 5 people
have also been killed in the violence.
Jay Naicker has also made an appeal to those people who are posting false
information on social media sites to please stop from doing so.
says spreading false information on the number of deaths and attacks in the various
areas is causing unnecessary panic in communities.
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