Friday, September 11, 2009

The Canadian Decision Still a Troublesome Hot Topic to South Africa

Memo From Johannesburg
A Stir Over a Faraway View of Black and White
By BARRY BEARAK
Published: September 9, 2009

"JOHANNESBURG — These days, South Africa’s most talked-about citizen is a man who would prefer to be a citizen somewhere else, a 31-year-old former sprinkler system salesman named Brandon Huntley.
However adept Mr. Huntley may have been at selling sprinklers, it is generally agreed here that he deftly sold a bill of goods to the Canadian immigration board that granted him refugee status on Aug. 27."
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/10/world/africa/10asylum.html?ref=africa

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