“The very country to which many of our people were taken as slaves during the transatlantic slave trade has now decided to ban refugees from some of our countries,” she declared. “What do we do about this? Indeed, this is one of the greatest challenges to our unity and solidarity.”
BuzzFeed News was not present for the statement from Dlamini-Zuma, whose term as chair ended soon after her address, but we can assume the reactions went like this:
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Hayes Brown is a world news editor and reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.