Bid to protect foreigners

2008-05-13 00:00

Cape Town — The issue of xenophobia in South Africa will come under the spotlight on Friday when the National Assembly holds a debate on a new law that seeks to promote and protect the rights of foreigners in the country.

The bill will grant authority to the Director-General of Home Affairs to establish a Refugees Appeals Authority (RAA) that would be responsible for the procedures relating to refugee status determination, obligations and rights of asylum seekers. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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