Stateless former farm workers in Zimbabwe

Published: 1/Apr/2009
Source: Forced Migration Review

Katinka Ridderbos

Several hundred thousand people of foreign ancestry who used to work on white-owned commercial farms in Zimbabwe are stateless, jobless and either displaced or at risk of displacement.

Xenophobic government policies designed to drive out farm owners and undermine the political opposition have left large numbers of farm workers with nowhere to go.


Themes: Identity Documents, Statelessness
Regions: Zimbabwe
Year: 2009