No End in Sight for Refugees' Legal Struggle in South Africa?
The City of Cape Town has applied for an urgent interdict to prevent a group of foreign nationals from continuing their "sit-in" at the Central Methodist Mission and allegedly flouting health and safety by-laws. Previously, the group had been sleeping and living in the corridors of the Waldorf Arcade in the hopes of getting the attention of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees for almost a month.
A sign put up by the refugees (file photo).
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