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18th Anniversary of the TRC Report: Restorative justice, ongoing protests and #FeesMustFall

Today 29 October 2016 marks the 18th anniversary of the handing-over of the final TRC report to President Nelson Mandela in 1998. It is a really important day for Khulumani.

In a Standford University Press blog post this week, Rita Kesselring, long-term researcher with members of Khulumani and Senior Lecturer at the Institute for Social Anthropology at the University of Basel, Switzerland, connects the TRC and its report with current protests in South Africa such as the #FeesMustFall student struggle.

Khulumani Mourns the Passing of Phiroshaw Camay on 30 September 2016 and Celebrates the 85th Birthday of Archbishop Emeritus Tutu on 7 October 2016


This past week, Khulumani has both mourned a loss and celebrated a milestone in the lives of two individuals whose efforts Khulumani has deeply appreciated in respect of advocacy for accountability and transparency towards providing equal justice for all in South Africa. They are Phiroshaw Camay who sadly passed away on 30 September 2016 after suffering a heart attack on 24 September 2016 and Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu who continues to struggle with ill-health as he marks his 85th birthday today (7 October 2016).

Advocate Thuli Madonsela delivers the 2016 Neil Aggett Memorial Lecture, Kingswood School, Grahamstown, Wednesday 21 September 2016

Advocate Thuli Madonsela paid tribute to Neil Aggett in her lecture that highlighted the possibilities for each of us to keep alive the flames of justice by standing up against injustice wherever we are. She inspired the Kingswood School and Grahamstown community with her arguments that it is in taking care of small things that we make the biggest differences. She encouraged each person to contribute to making these stands wherever they might be.

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