Truth and Reconciliation Commission

 
Church’s role is to build unity, equality
Church’s role is to build unity, equality
Since the arrival of democracy in 1994, South Africa has made a lot of progress in certain areas. Today, our democracy remains vibrant despite...
Bungling Hawks spook Haffejee witness
Bungling Hawks spook Haffejee witness
Bungling by the Hawks has cost the new investigation into the death in detention in 1977 of Hoosen Haffejee the evidence of a crucial witness who...
NPA reopens apartheid cases
NPA reopens apartheid cases
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has agreed to reopen inquests into the apartheid-era deaths in detention of Dr Neil Aggett and Dr Hoosen...
​On hope and the death of nostalgia in South Africa
​On hope and the death of nostalgia in South Africa
On the day South Africa’s new president is sworn in, fighter pilots take to the air in a show that makes the crowds at Pretoria’s Loftus...
Can the NPA save face on unresolved apartheid deaths?
Can the NPA save face on unresolved apartheid deaths?
Several important steps have been made over the last two weeks on the thorny and long-ignored plight of the prosecution of post Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) cases. These include the announcement two weeks ago that the TRC’s victims’ database has after a nine-year legal...
Application denied: Rodrigues to stand trial for Timol murder
Application denied: Rodrigues to stand trial for Timol murder
Former apartheid Security Branch clerk João ‘Jan’ Rodrigues will stand trial on charges of murder and defeating the ends of justice for his...
NPA to re-examine Neil Aggett’s death
NPA to re-examine Neil Aggett’s death
Minister of Justice Michael Masutha announced late on Friday 3 May that the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) would reopen an inquest into the...
UCT culture leaves some suicidal
UCT culture leaves some suicidal
A report by the Institutional Reconciliation and Transformation Commission at the University of Cape Town (UCT) reveals how black students at the...
Doccie asks why Dulcie was killed
Doccie asks why Dulcie was killed
A new effort is being made to uncover the truth surrounding the 1988 assassination of exiled ANC official Dulcie September in Paris, France.
No truth for Gambia’s queer people
No truth for Gambia’s queer people
Gambia is accounting for its past. Two years after the end of Yahya Jammeh’s brutal 23-year rule, the country’s Truth, Reconciliation and...
TRC commissioners demand justice
TRC commissioners demand justice
Twenty-three years ago, Hawa Timol sat inside the Johannesburg Methodist Church, where words tumbled quickly out of her mouth as she strained to...
Impimpi accusations are ‘reckless’
Impimpi accusations are ‘reckless’
“However far apart our bodies may be/ Our souls are locked together in perpetual embrace.” — Ben Langa, in a poem to his...