Why memories of the TRC still ache

2018-12-03 11:40

It's 20 years since the submission of the report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which was a court-like restorative justice body that sought to reveal human rights abuses under apartheid, writes Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela.

The need for memorialisation in South Africa

2018-11-19 20:00

History shouldn't be about an extraordinary or important event but of everything that had happened and was not documented, writes Caroline Hlekiso.

Prosecuting apartheid-era crimes remains pertinent

2018-07-03 15:43

There is still a lack of accountability for apartheid-era crimes, even with the TRC’s attempt for creating a culture of accountability, writes Siphokuhle Mkancu.


Across Boundaries: Vosloo's open-mindedness tends to pragmatism, not principle

2018-11-20 08:47

While Ton Vosloo makes vast overstatements, such as that "the newspapers of the Press always offered dissenting voices the opportunity to be heard", his overall case is convincing, writes Christi van der Westhuizen.

Gender-based violence: a continuum through womxn's lives

2018-08-31 07:52

There is a prevailing assumption that gender-based violence in situations of conflict is an isolated phenomenon, and that it will recede organically after the country's transition to democracy. This is untrue, writes Danielle Hoffmeester.

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