Refugees Hopeful as UN Refugee Agency Sit-in Continues

Refugees and asylum seekers who seek relocation from South Africa due to fears of xenophobic violence maintain hope that the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) will assist them and have camped out in front of the refugee agency's offices in Cape Town. The UNHCR has, however, stated that it was not taking names for relocation and that there were no buses or planes coming to offer evacuation from South Africa.

Hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers camping outside the UNHCR offices in Cape Town.

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