South Africans step in to protect foreign workers

Local volunteers form protection unit to stop the violence against their foreign friends.

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    Migrant workers have been the target of a number of xenophobic attacks in South Africa in recent weeks.

    Shops and homes have been burned, and thousands have been forced to leave.

    Now, some locals in South Africa are stepping in to help protect foreigners from violence.

    Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports from Johannesburg.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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