Truth Commissions

Reconciliación y reparación: un balance

A Spanish translation of a study by Nahla Valji, 'Balancing Reconciliation and Reparation' in emerging super powers. 

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The State of Access to Information in South Africa

This report provides a comprehensive overview of the state of access to information in South Africa with particular focus on the implementation of the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) (2000). The author draws ...

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"Uncivil Society" – Challenges for Reconciliation and Justice in South Africa After the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

This following paper is a presentation that will attempt to focus on the challenges that face South Africa in the endeavor to build sustainable reconciliation after the operations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). ...

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National Narrative Versus Local Truths: The Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Engagement with Duduza

One of the central goals of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) was to 'uncover the truth' about South Africa's human rights abuses. This paper explores different understandings of the nature of this truth, by ...

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The Legal Profession and the TRC: A Study of a Tense Relationship

The subsequent report examines questions relating to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The research relies on documentary analysis in combination with 12 interviews involving important members of the different segments of the South African legal ...

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Interventions After the TRC – Reconciliation, Advocacy & Healing

CSVR decided to host a one-day workshop where further dialogue about the topics revolving around research on community intervention projects concerned with reconciliation, healing and advocacy work beyond the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in ...

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