Source: (2001) Report of workshop held at the Parktonian Hotel, Johannesburg, 31 October.
In this paper, Simon Kimani reports on a workshop held at the Parktonian Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa, 31 October 2001. Timed to coincide with the third anniversary of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commissionâ€™s final report, the workshop was hosted by the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation. The subject of the workshop was consideration of a national strategy for reparations. Specific matters covered by the workshop were these: establishing the status, nature, and time-frames set by the government for implementation of final reparations; investigating how rights of victims should be balanced with amnesties granted to perpetrators; and creating a forum for information sharing and strategic planning by civil society on ways of implementing a broad reparations program in South Africa.
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