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The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC): Human Rights and State Transitions – The South Africa Model

Published: Mar 21st, 2014

by Patricia J. Campbell Abstract Post-authoritarian regimes have struggled with the most appropriate way to deal with the former regimes’ human rights abuses.Several schools of though have emerged as to… Read More

Establishing the Truth about the Apartheid Past: Historians and the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Published: Mar 13th, 2014

by Jacobus A. du Pisani and Kwang-Su Kim Abstract The South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) was mandated to establish “the truth” about the causes, nature and extent of… Read More

Searching for Answers: Sierra Leone’s Truth & Reconciliation Commission

Published: Mar 13th, 2014

by Beth K. Dougherty Abstract This article examines the creation and operation of the Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission and offers an assessment of its work to date. Despite… Read More

Reconciling South Africa or South Africans? Cautionary Notes from the TRC

Published: Mar 13th, 2014

by Tristan Anne Borer Abstract This article argues that the question “Are South Africans reconciled?” is meaningless unless the sense in which the questioner is using the word reconciliation is… Read More