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“For All Its Flaws: The TRC as a Peacebuilding Tool”

Odendaal, Andries
June 4, 2015

Source: (1997) Track Two 6(3&4).

Odendaal explores the paradoxes of incorporating truth, peace, mercy and justice into one process. He points out that each of these ideas is needed for the creation of reconciliation. A safe place for the expression of truth is needed to build peace and lead to reconciliation. Odendaal determines that despite some weaknesses the Truth and Reconciliation Commission has worked in restoring peace to the larger society.


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