RELIGION

Methodist Church In South Africa Leads Peace March After Outbreak Of Xenophobia

A South African holds a sign as she stands on the side od a road in Sandton, as xenophobic violence continued, on April 18, 2
A South African holds a sign as she stands on the side od a road in Sandton, as xenophobic violence continued, on April 18, 2015. South African police detained more than 30 people overnight as xenophobic violence simmered around the economic hub Johannesburg, officials said. AFP PHOTO/MUJAHID SAFODIEN (Photo credit should read MUJAHID SAFODIEN/AFP/Getty Images)

A march organized by the Methodist Church has been taking place in South Africa, in protest at violence against immigrants from other African nations.

At least six people have been killed and 307 arrested in the past fortnight, in a wave of violence targeting foreigners in Durban and parts of Johannesburg.

The BBC's Karen Allen reports from Johannesburg.

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