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Khulumani Support Group

Khulumani Support Group

Website URL: http://www.khulumani.net

When the State recognises only some Struggle Veterans for assistance: Injustice & Inequity promoted by the South African Government

Khulumani is anticipating participating in a multi-country comparative study into the needs of individuals and their families injured as a result of political violence in South Africa. Previous studies conducted by the Political Science Department of the University of Surrey have focused on identifying the needs of victims of the 'Troubles' in Northern Ireland and of their carers. One respondent in that study pointed out that “People who suffer from injuries are made to look like beggars if we need help. Doctors and government say it’s our past and we have to move on. This is our present.”

Submission made by Centre for Human Rights in respect of Draft Regulations for Community Rehabilitation

On 29 November 2013, the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development published in the Government Gazette a set of draft regulations for community rehabilitation.

The period for public comments closed on 31 January 2014. Khulumani welcomes the range of submissions from concerned organisations and individuals who expressed their views about the ways in which these regulations largely fail to afford to victims of apartheid atrocities, the human rights protected in both South African and international law.

Podcast: 4 December 2013 Talk Radio 702 - John Robbie interviews Marjorie Jobson re. compensation for apartheid victims

3 Minute podcast of Talk Radio 702's John Robbie interviewing Dr. Marjorie Jobson, National Director of Khulumani Support Group on 4 December 2013. 

The topic under discussion is the money in the President's Fund that was set aside to compensate victims and communities of the TRC.

There is a new proposal to set aside a total of R540,000.00 (540 Million Rand) for various community projects which Khulumani opposes.

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Khulumani (KSG)
Thu Oct 23 13:56:38 +0000 2014

Statement: Survivors of the 1987 SASOL strike denied the right to commemorate and to demand redress for apartheid... http://t.co/8bjUNymneY
Khulumani (KSG)
Thu Oct 23 06:45:31 +0000 2014

A great opinion piece in the Daily Maverick by Koketso Moeti, on the Sasol picket (that was cancelled at the last... http://t.co/xVv8ZfL9fK
Khulumani (KSG)
Mon Oct 20 16:38:02 +0000 2014

There's still time to sign and share the petition to save the Apartheid Victims' Compensation Fund!!... http://t.co/SJJJlmEpnc
Khulumani (KSG)
Mon Oct 20 07:50:06 +0000 2014

Media Statement: MARKING 27 YEARS OF STRUGGLE: SASOL 1 & NATREF Ex-Workers to picket SASOL 1 offices, Sasolburg... http://t.co/LqCXaq4VBg