Proposed Legislation on Amnesty/Indemnity and the Establishment of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Proposed Legislation on Amnesty/Indemnity and the Establishment of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission

This submission is concerned with the issue of seemingly imminent "amnesty" legislation in South Africa, and with the related issues of public access to information relating to past human rights abuses during the apartheid era, as well as during the subsequent negotiation period.

 

Proposed Legislation on Amnesty
Graeme Simpson
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Graeme Simpson, Co-founder of CSVR and former Executive Director, is an experienced peacebuilder with international expertise in violence, reconciliation and transitional justice. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from The University of the Witwatersrand, Master's degree History from the University of The Witwatersrand and BA Hons History; African Politics; Industrial sociology from The University of the Witwatersrand.

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