6 February 2023
Joint statement: Equal Education and Equal Education Law Centre strongly condemn Operation Dudula’s campaign to remove young migrant children from schools
Equal Education (EE) and Equal Education Law Centre (EELC) are dismayed to have received reports that Operation Dudula has launched a campaign to remove migrant children from schools in Diepsloot, Johannesburg. Information received shows that the Diepsloot branch of Operation Dudula has circulated a message with xenophobic undertones on social media platforms. The message implied that migrant children were being unfairly placed in public schools at the expense of South African children. This message is dangerous and incites a culture of thinking that fuels xenophobia.
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