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Beat down, but not defeated

For Johannesburg’s many migrant women everyday life in the city is about mediating, melding and juggling the formal codes and unwritten street laws

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Israelis setting garbage on fire and singing “The people want the Africans to be burned” during riots following a protest against African refugees and asylum seekers in Tel Aviv’s Hatikva neighborhood on May 23, 2012. More than 1,000 Israelis protested against the African refugees and asylum seekers who have settled in South Tel Aviv in recent years. The protest was followed by attacks on African immigrants and confrontations with police.

Trouble in the promised land

The estimated 60,000 African migrants that live and work in South Tel Aviv find themselves increasingly under threat of violence

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