Xenophobia 'a social crime'

semiautomatix

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South Africans have to understand the "political necessity" to accept refugees in the country, Safety and Security Minister Charles Nqakula said on Tuesday.

http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/News/0,,2-7-1442_2321426,00.html

What astounds me is that the government doesn't realise they are causing this situation. In a country where there is 26% unemployment refugees from Zimbabwe are flooding into S.A. They essentially take jobs, commit crimes and become a problem for the local population. This breeda xenophobia.

Mbeki's reluctance to do anything about Zimbabwe is fuelling the situation, yet the government claims that accepting these refugees is a necessity. Its a human rights tragedy, but Mbeki is too cowardly to admit to that.
 

ghoti

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Im still trying to figure out the difference between racism and xenophobia...
 

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Im still trying to figure out the difference between racism and xenophobia...
racism is a generalisation about a particular race - xenophobia is a fear or dislike of people from a particular country.

EDIT - racism - noun
the belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race, esp. so as to distinguish it as inferior or superior to another race or races.
 
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Surv0

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Im still trying to figure out the difference between racism and xenophobia...

ones about colour, the other is about nationality ;)
pretty much the same stupid ideology applies...
 

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Im still trying to figure out the difference between racism and xenophobia...

Racism - refers in essence to the aversion of one race of people to another.
Xenophobia - refers more specifcally to an aversion to persons of a nationality (regardless of race) that is other than your own.
Both are natural instincts. Just as birds of a feather, flock together.:)
 

semiautomatix

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Oh yhea, typical ANC, help out the zims, they are brothas.

what do they offer us, compared to what they take from us.

WE(South Africans) are the ones who worked hard and smart to built this country, not only that, we had to suffer from their bad government, as they chased the ones who built theirs out.

seriously, it's like telling someone to love a thief

*just my opinion, may be subject to change, don't see how it would.

*pretty much justified at the moment. And half of Alex would agree with you :D
 

Devill

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like i said before im proud to be a racist!!

I hate black people
I hate white people
I hate asian people
I hate mixed race people
I also hate albinos

In short i think i just dont like people in general :p
 
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diesel

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This is all very natural, if you watch National geographic then you will understand.
 
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