Source: Cape Town, South Africa: Institute for Justice and Reconciliation. Downloaded 18 August 2004.Thokoza is a place deeply scarred by a past of intense political violence and crime. As a way of peacemaking and reconciliation, the Gauteng Council of Churches established a peace centre at Kwa Thema. Since its inception in 1995, this peace centre has done much to help the victims of violence and to resolve deep- seated conflicts in the area. Abstract courtesy of the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, www.ijr.org.za.