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Khulumani revisits Chris Hani's Call: Make Our Democracy Count for Ordinary South Africans


Eight days before he was assassinated in April 1993, Chris Hani in an interview with historian Lulli Callinicos, spoke prophetically of the challenges he anticipated would face our new democratic dispensation. He spoke of his vision of a meaningful democratic outcome for our people. It was a vision that precluded him from going to Parliament because of his conviction that power should be built outside of government because of the political lessons he had learnt from other transitions.

Podcast: SAFM Midday Live, 18 March 2015 - Consultations with victims of apartheid should take priority before pardons

The Khulumani Support Group says consultations with victims should be a priority before granting special political pardons. Five years ago the Constitutional Court froze the Special Dispensation on Political Pardons - pending an evaluation process that mirrored the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. One of the conditions included consultations with victims of apartheid era atrocities, which Khulumani says has never happened. Dr Majorie Jobson is the Director of the organisation...

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Khulumani's Long Wait for its Meeting with Minister Michael Masutha of the Ministry of Justice and Correctional Services Continues and Concerns Mount

Since the cancellation of the long-approved meeting between President Jacob Zuma and Khulumani Support Group, that was scheduled for 2 October 2014, on grounds, in the words of officials in The Presidency, that the issues to be discussed had been resolved, without any notice to Khulumani of the content of this 'resolution', Khulumani was promised a meeting with the Minister of Justice, Advocate Michael Masutha. 

EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR EDUCATION BENEFITS - Dep of Justice extends closing date for education assistance applications of TRC-identified victims of apartheid

The DOJ has extended the education benefits to people with TRR numbers for 2015; the new deadline is now 31 March.  Following many complaints that many people could not meet the 7 February deadline for new Education Benefits offered for people who have a TRR number, the Department of Justice has extended the deadline for 2015 to 31 March.  This statement was put on the Department of Justice website on 24 February. 

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