Source: (2005) Crime for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation

Violence and the impact of violence have been demonstrable factors in the lives of many people and communities in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. The stormy relationship between the African National Congress (ANC) and Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) is now over a quarter of a century old, yet the violence that once characterised the daily intercourse between both parties has, in most instances, almost completely disappeared. This report examines the trajectory of this conflict (with its violent and peaceful manifestations) from the early 1980s and varying efforts to address it. The report focuses on the various initiatives that have taken place, especially since 1996, under the rubric of the KwaZulu-Natal Peace Process. (excerpt)

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