Artwork of the Week 12

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Xenophobia Pain By Forbes Mushipe

Xenophobia speaks of African experiences and the legacy thereafter; the spiritual power that exists within a mob, be it socio-religious, cultural or political. It permeation of agreement and conflict; anger and joy, haste and restraint, all from

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Xenophobia Pain By Forbes Mushipe

Xenophobia speaks of African experiences and the legacy thereafter; the spiritual power that exists within a mob, be it socio-religious, cultural or political. It permeation of agreement and conflict; anger and joy, haste and restraint, all from the vantage point of the observer recreating a calm transient commentary.
 This week on 21 March we are celebrating the International Day for the elimination of racial discrimination which is devoted to challenges and achievements of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action 15 years after the landmark document was adopted at the 2001 World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance in South Africa.
It contains a broad range of measures aimed at combating racism in all of its manifestations, and underscores the human rights of all groups suffering from racial discrimination, emphasizing their right to participate freely and equally in political, social, economic and cultural life. Little progress has been made in tackling racism, afrophobia, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance.
Mushipe is trying to provide the opportunity to recommit and encouraging all countries to take action, individually and collectively, to intensify efforts aimed at reducing instances of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance.

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