Laying the Past to Rest

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Peer-Reviewed Research
  • SDG 16
  • Abstract:

    The new Government's proposed Commission on Truth and Reconciliation is bound to be controversial. But drawing on international experience, the Commission will wisely place concern for 'truth' above Justice', ensuring public acknowledgement of serious human rights violations under an agreement for political amnesty, and it could help settle accounts from the past and contribute towards national reconciliation.