Posted by: unhcragd | June 2, 2009

SA ‘denies care to Zimbabweans’ – children exposed to violence/abuse.

This from the BBC –

Some three million Zimbabweans – about a quarter of the entire population – are believed to have crossed the border into South Africa to escape the economic collapse and human rights abuses at home, as well as a cholera outbreak that has infected about 100,000 people.

Medecins Sans Frontieres says it has many reports of refugees who have been raped and injured being rejected by hospital staff or charged exorbitant fees. MSF said lone children are increasingly crossing the border and being abused.

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