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INGEN FRAMTID UTAN RÄTTVISA, INGEN RÄTTVISA UTAN AMNESTI? En uppsats om TRC och Amnesti efter apartheid i Sydafrika

Lindqvist Bastrup, Erik LU (2011) MRSG20 20102
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in South Africa was a unique experiment. It has been named as a “third way” between punishment and amnesia. The TRC was created so that the South African community could deal with the horrors of the past crimes of apartheid, and so that South Africa could lay a new foundation of freedom and human rights in the new democratic state. Within the TRC there was an amnesty committee who had the purpose of granting or denying amnesty to perpetrators of past crimes. The amnesty was not granted unconditionally but given to those who by telling how and why they committed a crime had a chance to start over. This essay tries to analyze the key components of the amnesty process by taking the reader through... (More)
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in South Africa was a unique experiment. It has been named as a “third way” between punishment and amnesia. The TRC was created so that the South African community could deal with the horrors of the past crimes of apartheid, and so that South Africa could lay a new foundation of freedom and human rights in the new democratic state. Within the TRC there was an amnesty committee who had the purpose of granting or denying amnesty to perpetrators of past crimes. The amnesty was not granted unconditionally but given to those who by telling how and why they committed a crime had a chance to start over. This essay tries to analyze the key components of the amnesty process by taking the reader through a journey that begins with apartheid and ends with a new free South Africa. (Less)
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author
Lindqvist Bastrup, Erik LU
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course
MRSG20 20102
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L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
subject
keywords
Sannings och försoningskommissionen, TRC, Amnesti, Sydafrika, Truth and reconciliation commission
language
Swedish
id
1759601
date added to LUP
2011-01-31 12:11:30
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  abstract     = {The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in South Africa was a unique experiment. It has been named as a “third way” between punishment and amnesia. The TRC was created so that the South African community could deal with the horrors of the past crimes of apartheid, and so that South Africa could lay a new foundation of freedom and human rights in the new democratic state. Within the TRC there was an amnesty committee who had the purpose of granting or denying amnesty to perpetrators of past crimes. The amnesty was not granted unconditionally but given to those who by telling how and why they committed a crime had a chance to start over. This essay tries to analyze the key components of the amnesty process by taking the reader through a journey that begins with apartheid and ends with a new free South Africa.},
  author       = {Lindqvist Bastrup, Erik},
  keyword      = {Sannings och försoningskommissionen,TRC,Amnesti,Sydafrika,Truth and reconciliation commission},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {INGEN FRAMTID UTAN RÄTTVISA, INGEN RÄTTVISA UTAN AMNESTI? En uppsats om TRC och Amnesti efter apartheid i Sydafrika},
  year         = {2011},
}