A life under constant fear and anxiety of physical violence, risk of poverty, exclusion, discrimination, abuse, and harassment is not living in the fuller sense; it is simply existing. Likewise, a life full of fear of ‘unknown strangers’ with different languages, beliefs, and skin colour is not fully living. Life under fear is not only an impoverished life, it makes people susceptible to hate, distrust, paranoia, and suspicion. [...]

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