Source: (2010) paper presented at the African Transitional Justice Research Network Workshop “Advocating Justice: Civil Society and Transitional Justice in Africa” 30–31 August 2010, Johannesburg, South Africa

I was asked to share my insights on the topic Reparations Advocacy: The Case of Khulumani Support Group, drawing on my experience with Khulumani in the Western Cape (WC) over the past 11 years. In my paper I will track the organization from its humble beginning to the present. Some of the campaigns that I will deal with are national campaigns and others are regional initiatives. Both have interesting and important lessons for victims’ groups starting up or operating in African countries and elsewhere in the world. (excerpt)

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