Refugees in SA: We want to live not just survive
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It’s been about 12 weeks since about 800 refugees set foot in this tent for the duration of the lockdown. Before then, they were camping out in the Waldorf Arcade, then at the Methodist Church on Greenmarket Square, and moved again to the streets near the Central Police Station. 20 June marked World Refugee Day, which they celebrated despite all the trauma they've endured.
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