Migrants face unlawful arrests and hasty deportations
February 14, 2012 by Webmaster
(IRIN) – Four months ago, Clemence Uzizo, 21, a welder living in Soweto, Johannesburg’s most populous suburb, made the mistake of venturing out to a local shop without his asylum-seeker permit. Neither the police who arrested him, nor the immigration officials who detained him, verified Uzizo’s legal status before deporting him to Zimbabwe, the country of his birth.
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