Interview with Minister Redwan on Recent Xenophobic Violence Against Ethiopians in South Africa
Awramba Times (Addis Ababa) - Thousands have marched in South Africa’s coastal city of Durban against the anti-immigrant violence recently erupted on foreign nationals in the country.
According to News reports, several people have been killed and hundreds forced to flee their homes. Somali and Ethiopian nationals owning grocery shops in Soweto township were the first to be targeted. They were beaten and chased away by locals who took over their businesses.
Police said some 34 people have been arrested for possession of unlicensed firearms and other crimes in the last two days.
H.E Redwan Hussien, minister of Government Communication Affairs Office of Ethiopia, said in an interview with Fana Broadcasting Corporate today that, his government is closely working with the government of South Africa to bring those who brutally attacked Ethiopian nationals to justice. Please listen