South Africa plans to deport thousands back to Zimbabwe

The World

On Tuesday, a court in South Africa will begin hearing arguments that could impact the status of 160,000 people from neighboring Zimbabwe who live in the country. This follows an announcement last year by South Africa that the Zimbabwe Exemption Permits scheme would not be renewed after June. Loren Landau, professor of Migration and Development at Oxford University and a researcher, speaks with The World's host Marco Werman.

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