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Press Release: The CSVR Condemns Military Coup in Sudan

The intolerance of coups in Sudan – and Africa – should be as strong as the militant takeovers that cause themAs the Sudanese military tightens its grip on Sudan, the Centre for the Study of ...

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Press Release: The Fifth Edition of the African Transitional Justice Forum 2021

 The Fifth Edition of the African Transitional Justice Forum reviews TJ mechanisms to secure and build the Africa we want. The African Union Commission (AUC) Department of Political Affairs, Peace and Security (PAPS) and the Centre ...

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Towards Social and Economic Inclusion of Youth in a Post-Covid Era: Webinar Presentations

The Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR), the Centre for Social Development in Africa (CSDA) and the Library at the University of Johannesburg hosted a three-part webinar series between October and November ...

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Dr. Solomon Ayele Dersso Joins the CSVR Board

The CSVR Board of Directors welcomes Dr Solomon Ayele Dersso to the CSVR Board. Dr Dersso joined the Board of Directors of the CSVR from 1 October 2021. The Board is delighted to work with ...

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International Day of Peace 2021

On this #InternationalDayOfPeace 2021, a day set for strengthening the ideal of peace through observing 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire, we as the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) take stock ...

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New Book – Transitional Justice: Theories, Mechanisms and Debates

The book presents the broad scope of transitional justice studies through a focus on the theory, mechanisms and debates in the area, covering such topics as:The origin, context and development of transitional justice Victims, ...

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The Right To Rehabilitation Imbizo

The United Nation’s International Day in Support of Victims of Torture serves as a reminder to people that torture is a crime and should under no circumstances be excused or tolerated. The commemoration of this day gives ...

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