Southern African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes (SACCORD) executive director Boniface Chembe says the on-going political rhetoric and intolerance against Chinese nationals may erupt in xenophobic attacks if not curtailed. Chembe said in an interview, Tuesday, that continuous negative sentiments against Chinese nationals would instigate the process of dehumanising individuals of that race, and ultimately lead to attacks against them. “As SACCORD, we believe that from time immemorial, no country has been an island. And if you study the trend of world developments, and how countries have been able to move from a low l to a high level, in more cases than not, you will find traces of involvement of other nationals. Other individuals or nationalities that may…...

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