South Africa

One killed, five wounded in new Johannesburg violence

Security forces clash with looters in latest outbreak of xenophobic violence in South Africa's biggest city.

One killed, five wounded in new Johannesburg violence

Nigeria

South Africa shuts embassy in Nigeria after reprisal attacks

Pretoria closes diplomatic missions as Nigeria encourages its citizens to return home amid anti-foreigner violence.

South Africa shuts embassy in Nigeria after reprisal attacks

Democratic Republic of the Congo

South African consulate, shops attacked in DRC

Xenophobic attacks in Johannesburg this week now drawing reprisals across the continent.

South African consulate, shops attacked in DRC

Europe

Jewish cemetery desecrated as anti-Semitic attacks rise in France

Paris to hold protests against the rising attacks on the country's Jewish community amid increasing racism against migrants and refugees.

The Far Right

'Not just horror and crime': Parallel worlds in Berlin's Neukolln

Residents of the diverse neighbourhood often dismissed as 'no-go zone' discuss diversity, integration, gentrification.

'Not just horror and crime': Parallel worlds in Berlin's Neukolln

The Far Right

In Paris, a son remembers a father lost to far-right violence

Said Bouraam's father, Brahim Bouarram, drowned in the Seine after being attacked by members of France's National Front.

In Paris, a son remembers a father lost to far-right violence

The Far Right

The Indians saving Italy's traditional cheese industry

From Punjab to the Po river: How Indian farmers are adapting to life in Italy and turning their hand to making Parmesan.

The Indians saving Italy's traditional cheese industry

Radicalised Youth

Rethinking Radicalisation

How the West's dealing with perceived threats of a post-9/11 world affects young people vulnerable to radicalisation.

Reporter's Notebook

Attacked and abandoned: Ukraine's forgotten Roma

In a country which suffered terribly at the hands of the Nazis during World War II, pogroms against an ethnic minority have somehow become commonplace.

Xenophobia Attacks

Teenage asylum seeker brutally attacked in London

Seventeen-year-old refugee suffered 'repeated blows to the head' in an attack police are treating as a hate crime.

UK: Teenage asylum seeker brutally attacked in London

Africa

South Africa launches hate crime unit with Nigeria

'Early warning' system established between two countries after spate of xenophobic attacks on migrants in South Africa.

South Africa launches hate crime unit with Nigeria

Racism

FBI joins investigation into Sikh man's shooting

Activists want Trump administration to make hate crime a priority after Rai was shot and wounded near Seattle.

FBI joins investigation into Sikh man's shooting

Racism

After attack on Sikh in Seattle 'we won't live in fear'

Sikh Coalition, a New York-based civil rights group, calls on Trump administration to prioritise hate crime prevention.

Sikh Coalition: After Seattle attack we are vigilant

Opinion

Xenophobic violence in the 'Rainbow' nation

In the post-apartheid South Africa, resurgence of xenophobic violence is a symptom of the deep leadership deficit.

Jean Pierre Misago

by Jean Pierre Misago

Jean Pierre Misago

Xenophobia Attacks

Homes and shops burned in anti-migrant S Africa attacks

Renewed anti-foreigner violence has raised fresh fears and uncertainty among members of migrant communities in S Africa.

Homes burned, shops looted in anti-migrant attacks