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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.


 

Major new corporate case at Court

A new appeal challenges the Second Circuit Court’s deeply divided ruling that foreign corporations cannot be sued in U.S. courts, under a 1789 law, for war crimes or human rights abuses. In essence, the case is a kind of ultimate test of what Congress meant when, as part of the…
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Detailed Response from the TRC Unit to questions with regards to reparations after the final TRC payments

This evening, the South African Historical Archives (SAHA) received a detailed repsonse to the request it submitted to the TRC Unit for information on which TRC-identified individuals had managed to access reparations in the interim period between the payment of final reparations packages of R30,000.00 to TRC-identified victims and the…
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Daimler faces lawsuit in US for abuses in Argentina

PRESS RELEASE BY EUROPEAN CENTER FOR  CONSTITUTIONAL AND  HUMAN RIGHTS e.V. Berlin,  WWW.ECCHR.EUOn May 18, 2011 the United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit in Pasadena, California has filed a decision concluding its jurisdiction in the case and thereby has opened the proceeding under the Alien Tort Claim…
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Khulumani Youth Forum Theatre is invited to the SEX ACTUALLY Launch & Several Workshops

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In Memory of Robin Williams

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A prayer posted by Christine Sine which she wrote while thinking about the impact Robin Williams (the actor in Good Will Hunting and many other films) whose death has been devastating for many following his suicide this week. Robin Williams took his own life in a battle with major depression. In Khulumani, we too know the terrible impact of brokenness and pain.

God we know the wounds our world can inflict,
And have felt the heartache of its brokenness.
Let us have eyes to see and ears to hear,
That pain can give birth to laughter,
That humour often hides our fears.
Let us look at sorrow and anguish and not blink.
Accepting responsibility let us become pilgrims in the ruins,
Choosing to respond with love and compassion,
To all who are hurting and in pain.

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