South Africa to Strip Refugees' Status for Any Political Act

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AdvertisementContinue reading the main storySupported byContinue reading the main storySouth Africa to Strip Refugees' Status for Any Political Act By The Associated Press Jan.

14, 2020Updated 7:21 a.

ET JOHANNESBURG — South Africa can now strip refugees of their asylum status if they engage in any political activity related to their home countries, according to a new law that critics call illegal and deeply ironic after the ruling party fought the former apartheid government for years as a liberation movement in exile.

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