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South Africa fearing attacks after World Cup

As the excitement builds ahead of the opening Fifa World Cup games in South Africa this Friday, a group of global leaders has warned that xenophobia could erupt in the host nation after the tournament has concluded.

5th June, 2010

As the excitement builds ahead of the opening Fifa World Cup games in South Africa this Friday, a group of global leaders has warned that xenophobia could erupt in the host nation after the tournament has concluded.

During a press conference last week in Johannesburg, former Irish president Mary Robinson, a member of The Elders group, told reporters they were worried that a postWorld Cup employment slump could trigger xenophobic attacks by locals on foreign...

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