UDC condemns SA xenophobic attacks

UDC leader Duma Boko
UDC leader Duma Boko

The Umbrella for Democratic Church (UDC) has expressed concern over the xenophobic attacks in South Africa.

The UDC Secretary for International Relations, Dr Prince Dibeela said since 2009 there has been a growing trend in South Africa for mob attacks on immigrants from other African countries. 

“Some of these attacks have been so gruesome including the public lynching of individuals such as the burning of the Mozambique national that was beamed on television. 

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