The Khulumani Support Group is a membership-based organisation of more than 100,000 victims and survivors of Apartheid-related gross human rights violations in South Africa (membership counted and verified early 2016). Started by survivors testifying at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), Khulumani has become a globally recognised movement spear-heading healing and memory, the struggle for reparations, and active citizenship in countries transitioning out of conflict.
In the past two decades we have worked alongside each other as we journey towards facing truth, memory and healing. We have sought justice against multi-national corporations that profiteered off aiding and abetting the Apartheid regime. We have rebuilt our lives through agricultural, and entrepreneurial projects. We have worked towards public accountability. And above all, we have sought justice and reparations for our members who experienced the harshest brutalities of the Apartheid system.
Khulumani continues to stand up to remind the South African government of its as yet unfulfilled commitments to dealing with the consequences of the collective trauma of our violent past to ensure that harmed individuals and communities can be restore to a dignified existence. Twenty years after the transition these commitments to the people have still not been fulfilled.
Latest from Khulumani Support Group
- Khulumani Support Group celebrates the recognition of its Sharpeville Chairperson, Mrs Selloane Julia Phethane on 20 March 2017 for her unceasing work in support of women’s empowerment
- Report: Khulumani Support Group participates in the Solidarity March against Xenophobia, 28 March 2017: We are all Africans
- Khulumani makes a written submission to Parliament's High Level Panel on legislative gaps to be filled in order to accelerate fundamental change in South Africa
- Khulumani Demands the Protection of the Victims’ Reparation Fund from Disbursement by Government as its Financial Year Closed and Unrepaired Victims of Apartheid Crimes face even greater economic hardship as a result of today’s Cabinet Shuffle
- MARKING THE LAUNCH BY THE COBUQUA PEOPLE OF THE EASTERN CAPE OF THEIR BLOG: https://cobuqua.wordpress.com, 23 March 2017: SPEAKING OUT FOR JUSTICE, REDRESS and RECOGNITION