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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.

On National Reconciliation Day, 16 December 2013, Khulumani Calls for ‘a Revolution of Restitution’ as the Basis for Reconciliation

In the many tributes to former President Nelson Mandela since his passing on 5 December 2013, attention has focused on Mandela's stated mission of liberating both the oppressed and the oppressor from the impact of racist rule in what has been interpreted as a "triumph of forgiveness". Sadly the relationship between oppressor and oppressed remains largely untransformed at this time of Mandela's passing.

It is true that Mandela emerged from prolonged imprisonment without rancour and set about trying to unite people across social boundaries. This commitment led Mandela to compromise some tenets of the Freedom Charter that he had helped to construct. One of the political necessities Mandela faced was that of "sealing a deal with global capital" - a deal that has contributed to deepening poverty, widening inequality and the economic exclusion of almost half the country's population, all realities that Mandela abhorred.

Rhodes University honours Dr Neil Aggett by setting up the Neil Aggett Labour Studies Unit in the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER)

Rhodes University establishes the Neil Aggett Labour Studies Unit in ISER to deepen knowledge of the Eastern Cape labour market through understanding the changing face of labour organisation and the world of work, through examining the consequences of national and provincial policy choices for people in the poorest parts of South Africa, and through contributing to initiatives to improve employment and conditions of work in the province. 

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The President’s Fund: Where's the money for Apartheid victims actually going? Daily Maverick Article

  • The President’s Fund: Where is the money for Apartheid victims actually going? - Daily Maverick Article

    There’s R1.19 billion sitting in the President’s Fund, designated by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to help victims of Apartheid rebuild their shattered lives. Now the department of justice finally wants to spend it, but who will actually benefit? Its intended beneficiaries say they are still being left out of the process, and that the money is being misused. SIMON ALLISON investigates.

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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
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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
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Fri Oct 17 08:00:02 +0000 2014

"Community reparation must restore people, not infrastructure; it must engage unrepaired victims directly and not... http://t.co/NYbSu3oXBe
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