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The truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC)

Posted by lednum on September 16, 2006

 TRC was set up after apartheid through the “promotion of national unity and reconciliation act ” 1995.

The commission was divided into three committees :

The human rights violation committee who investigated and decided upon all claims of human rights abuses from 1960 until 1964.

The reparation and rehabilitation committee , who provided victim support, restaration of dignaty to victims and to judge upon financial reparation ( paying back)

The amnesty committee , who decided whether people who had commmited violence should be granted amunity from prosicution.

No one including members of the ANC- were exempted ( not included) from the investigations of the TRC


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