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Caption:South African anti-riot policemen raid a hostel in Benoni, outside Johannesburg, on April 16, 2015, whose local residents have been protesting against the presence of Foreign-owned shops in the area, forcing them to shut down and pelting with stones the trucks bringing them supplies. Tensions between locals and foreign nationals erupted in various parts of the country recently, as violence against immigrants in South Africa is common, with unemployed locals accusing foreigners of taking their jobs. AFP PHOTO / MARCO LONGARI (Photo credit should read MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images)
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Caption:South African anti-riot policemen raid a hostel in Benoni, outside Johannesburg, on April 16, 2015, whose local residents have been protesting against the presence of Foreign-owned shops in the area, forcing them to shut down and pelting with stones the trucks bringing them supplies. Tensions between locals and foreign nationals erupted in various parts of the country recently, as violence against immigrants in South Africa is common, with unemployed locals accusing foreigners of taking their jobs. AFP PHOTO / MARCO LONGARI (Photo credit should read MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images)
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