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`Our Struggle Knows No Borders!' -- South African Left, Unions Respond to Xenophobic Attacks


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Simon
- 3949 days ago - links.org.au
May 25: Thousands in Johannesburg protest against xenophobia... and this article describes this and other responses by South Africa's left organisations and trade unions to the xenophobic attacks.



   

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Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 27, 2008, 5:07 am
You know what is great here?
All together-young and old, black and white, gathered to achieve one only true cause-justice for people..!
 

Joycey B (750)
Tuesday May 27, 2008, 6:37 am
Great reading article. Thanks Simon.
 

Simon W (207)
Tuesday May 27, 2008, 7:45 am
Yes : )

Great to see you here, Melita and Joycey! : )
 

Gorilly Girl (339)
Tuesday May 27, 2008, 2:49 pm
Yes one family, one life, one entity...Live and let Live I say...

Big Gorilly Hugs
 

Pamela R (159)
Tuesday May 27, 2008, 4:23 pm
Thank you, Simon. Alerts regarding the plight of our brothers/sisters
in other areas can be upsetting, but awareness of negative situations
brings understanding, and hopefully.... resolution.
May xenophobia and racism be eradicated from our world.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 27, 2008, 5:14 pm

May it be so, Pamela. Peace!
 

Karen M (176)
Tuesday May 27, 2008, 7:46 pm
Well, it sounds like some great ideas are coming from these troubled days throughout South Africa. A lot of inspiration jumping forth... that's good! I hope the best for everyone to get along in the future.
 

Sandra M Z (114)
Tuesday May 27, 2008, 9:27 pm
Agree w/Stephanie and Pamela. Noted, thanks Simon and Mark for sending.
 

Sandra M Z (114)
Tuesday May 27, 2008, 10:19 pm
Xenophobia n.: fear and hatred of strangers or foreigners or of anything that is strange or foreign. New word for me.
 

Marian E (152)
Tuesday May 27, 2008, 11:15 pm

Thank you Mark, for forwarding, and Simon, for posting. This is such a positive response to so much sad and negative news!!! Noted with pleasure!
 

David S (55)
Thursday May 29, 2008, 6:42 pm
It is good to see a positive story like this, there are so many awful things, and this gives honor and meaning to the words Mitake Oyasin.
 

Simon W (207)
Monday June 2, 2008, 12:56 pm
Great to see you all noting and commenting here, my friends! : )

And a special thankyou to Mark for showing this news to people - thanks, Mark! : )
 

Past Member (0)
Monday June 2, 2008, 1:01 pm

:)

Jill has posted some important news about South Africa, Zimbabwe, and more that can be found on Jill's "news submitted" page here:

Jill's News

 
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