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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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Announcement of Executive Director Transition

On behalf of the CSVR Board of Directors, we would like to inform you that Nomfundo Mogapi will be departing from her role as the Executive Director of the CSVR. After 17 years at CSVR, ...

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Marikana Redress Webinar Event

On 2 September 2021, the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation will be hosting a commemorative webinar event to explore and discuss the extent to which reparative processes and attempts have come to ...

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Blended Voices Symposium: Understanding Torture, War Trauma and Violence Through an African Lens

CSVR is hosting a symposium to help build an understanding of torture, war trauma and violence through an African lens from 30 September 2020 to 24 March 2021. Africa’s relationship to torture, war trauma and ...

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Book Review of 'The Global Climate Regime and Transitional Justice'

The debate about global climate change triggers visceral emotions – moral outrage, a sense of injustice, feelings of empathy, and concerns for equity. When passionate partisans advocate their positions on climate action (i.e., what to ...

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Press Release: The African Union and CSVR Host the First Continental Forum on Transitional Justice

The African Union Commission Department of Political Affairs (AUC-DPA) and the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) jointly hosted the first Continental Forum on Transitional Justice (TJ) in Africa in Johannesburg, South ...

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