This paper examines various issues relating to the investigation units (IU) of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). Based primarily on extensive interviews with people involved in the Goldstone Commission's investigations and those involved in other relevant investigations into human rights violations, this paper highlights the issues that will need to be addressed in the establishment of investigation units for the TRC.
Investigation Units_ The teeth of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Gareth Newham is the former Senior Project manager at the criminal justice program at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR). He obtained his Masters in Management, Public and Development Management from The University of the Witwatersrand, Post-Graduate Diploma in Applied Research Methodology Social Sciences from The Stellenbosch University and his Honours in Political Studies Social Sciences from The University of Cape Town.