Social media users have reacted in disgust and horror following reports of fresh xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
Several videos capturing harrowing scenes have emerged of South Africans subjecting other African nationals to beatings and other forms torture.
Nigerians, who claim they’ve been the targeted group in the recent attacks have asked a clear line of action from their government.
‘Enough is Enough,’ one user wrote.
I think #EnoughIsEnough. The Nigerian Government really needs to TAKE ACTION NOW on the #XenophobicAttacks in South Africa . We helped them during Apatheid. See how they are treating us and other foreigners in their country #Xenophobia #SouthAfrica #PretoriaCBD #BBNaiija133:02 AM – Sep 3, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacy30 people are talking about this
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People like this is the devils that remain on Earth after the battle in Haven
How people can justify killing baffles me#XenophobicAttacks #Xenophobia https://twitter.com/Q_BinLaden/status/1168523392275890178 …28:01 PM – Sep 2, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacySee Ike ‘elderbrother #bbnaija’s other Tweets
South African Shame on you guys. If you are hungry beg or ask for food instead of introducing #XenophobicAttacks in order to loot from our vigorous citizens. You will all pay for this dearly. Hunger will never depart your homes.https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-02/police-arrest-41-people-as-looting-spree-erupts-in-johannesburg …@Bloomberg
Nelson Mandela Just Wasted His Life For This People.
SA Is A Shit Country With Trash And Murderers As Citizens.#XenophobicAttacks28:05 PM – Sep 2, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacySee M For Mish’s other Tweets
Was Fela Kuti wrong when he said “South Africa is better than Nigeria because whites are killing blacks there,and black are killing blacks here in Nigeria ” looking at the current situation of the #XenophobicAttacks happening Deep South. It is still black on blacks.47:20 PM – Sep 2, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacySee J.abeku’s other Tweets
#Twitter has always been a platform where i make myself happy and laugh…but tonight seeing this #XenophobicAttacks again
My heart is so down,my eyes filled with tears!…
I just can’t believe it…
This is so sad22:35 AM – Sep 3, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacySee LAST BORN of saka family’s other Tweets
With these #XenophobicAttacks, I am never going to South Africa except as a diplomat
We spent billions of dollars to finance most of the leaders of the ANC in their struggle and they can’t even protect Africans in the same SA where they were mauled like dogs under apartheid?86:50 PM – Sep 2, 2019 · Lagos, NigeriaTwitter Ads info and privacySee Oke Umurhohwo’s other Tweets
Good evening South Africa. Stop murdering fellow African. Violence is not the way! “Through violence you may murder the hater, but you cannot murder hate.”~ Martin Luther King Jr. #XenophobicAttacks #PretoriaCBD146:08 PM – Sep 2, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacySee Thuo Kimani Githuku’s other Tweets
#XenophobicAttacks should be an state of emergency….They torched a #Nigerian dealership in #JoburgCBD #Xenophobia #SouthAfrica #looting #Pretoria #africa 104:43 PM – Sep 2, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacySee Mwiinga Twiinga (Uppity) ‘s other Tweets