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Reparations

whatwewantThe overall purpose of reparations is to restore the dignity of survivors, to accompany the rebuilding of affected communities and to facilitate the reintegration of survivors.


 

Challenging Private Power through Transnational Litigation

A Corporate Accountability & Social Justice presentati​on on Understand​ing and Challengin​g Private Power, delivered by Dr. Marjorie Jobson to students at a Law and Social Justice Conference in Amanzimtoti, Durban in September 2011. View the slides in an image gallery below, or download here. Social justice is about collective solutions to deprivation (Jan…
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No Cohesion without Reparations! – The Struggle for Inclusive and Comprehensive Reparations: A View from the South African Coalition for Transitional Justice

The South African government’s new reparations regulations fail to meet its obligations towards victims of apartheid’s gross human rights abuses, a constituency it has consistently neglected since the closure of the TRC.  For the past 12 years, the Khulumani Support Group, a partner in the South African Coalition for Transitional…
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Kiobel officially an outlier: Yet another US court rules for corporate accountability for human rights abuses

Three days after the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that corporations could be sued for human rights abuses, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals came to the same conclusion, in a decision in Flomo v. Firestone (PDF).  (Unfortunately, the Seventh Circuit also ruled that the plaintiffs did not show that the…
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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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Mon Oct 20 16:38:02 +0000 2014

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