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'No more xenophobia!': Refugees protest against their removal from Cape Town church

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'No more xenophobia!': Refugees protest against their removal from Cape Town church

'No more xenophobia!': Refugees protest against their removal from Cape Town church

A group of refugees in Cape Town who were served court papers by the city officials in a bid for them to leave of now been granted a postponement by the Western Cape High Court.

Filmed today (December 10) in the city's central business district footage shows the group protesting against xenophobia.

The filmer told Newsflare: "Refugees who have been staying on the greenmarket square precinct in Cape Town have been granted a postponement in the Western Cape High court.

"They were served with court papers seven days ago which informed them of the intention of the city of cape town to apply for a court order for their removal.

"The refugees are part of a group who occupied the entrance hall of the United Nations High Commission for refugees in Cape Town.

"During their removal, they found safety in the Cape Town Central Methodist Church and the immediate surrounds including greenmarket square.

"Their demands are that the UNHCR provide them with safe passage to a xenophobia free country where they will be safe.

"According to their leader, JP Balus they are willing to vacate the area on condition that the city provides them with temporary accommodation.

"The court ruled that they start a process of engagement and postponed the matter."

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