Photos: Over 1,000 Immigrants Displaced by Xenophobic Attacks in South Africa Forced to Live in Refugee Camp

As a result of the ongoing xenophobic attacks in South Africa, over 1,000 immigrants in the country, including Nigerians, have been displaced, and are now forced to live in a makeshift refugee camp located in the Germiston area of downtown Johannesburg.

According to LIB, the camp was set up about a week ago, and lots of small children and pregnant women are among the displaced persons who now live there.

A volunteer, Matthew Mensah, who recently went to the camp to deliver food, released the photos. He is urging people to join him in volunteering by contact him via his Instagram page: @matthewmensah

Here are some photos from the camp:


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Photo Credit: LIB/Matthew Mensah

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