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AllAfrica.com
T Leader Speaks On Violence, Reconciliationbut has called on all those who engaged in the violence to own up. The MDC-T l
T Leader Speaks On Violence, Reconciliation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
but has called on all those who engaged in the violence to own up. The MDC-T leader (MT) spoke on the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) in an interview with The Standard's Blessed Mhlanga (BM). We need reconciliation over the... Read more
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BC Local News
Nisga'a receive Anglican apology for residential schoolsMichael’s in Alert Bay and St. George’s in Lilloett – between 1882 and 1975. Re
Nisga'a receive Anglican apology for residential schools
BC Local News / Posted 5 hours ago
Michael’s in Alert Bay and St. George’s in Lilloett – between 1882 and 1975. Recently, the federal government’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission implicated the schools in undertaking a policy of “aggressive assimilation” and exposing indigenous... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
T leader speaks on violence, reconciliationbut has called on all those who engaged in the violence to own up. The MDC-T l
T leader speaks on violence, reconciliation
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 6 hours ago
but has called on all those who engaged in the violence to own up. The MDC-T leader (MT) spoke on the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) in an interview with The Standard’s Blessed Mhlanga (BM). BM: Public hearings have been... Read more
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Terrace Standard
Nisga'a receive Anglican apology for residential schoolsMichael’s in Alert Bay and St. George’s in Lilloett – between 1882 and 1975. Re
Nisga'a receive Anglican apology for residential schools
Terrace Standard / Posted 7 hours ago
Michael’s in Alert Bay and St. George’s in Lilloett – between 1882 and 1975. Recently, the federal government’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission implicated the schools in undertaking a policy of “aggressive assimilation” and exposing indigenous... Read more
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CBC.ca
Justice denied: 5 times Indigenous people were wrongfully convicted in Canada(FASD) might simply confess to a crime without fully understanding what it mean
Justice denied: 5 times Indigenous people were wrongfully convicted in Canada
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
(FASD) might simply confess to a crime without fully understanding what it means, a concern echoed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. "After you've been wrongfully convicted of something, why would you turn to a system... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Tell Tale signs of a bloody 2018, Crisissaid the Civil society umbrella body Friday. Recently, in Chinhoyi, rowdy Zanu
Tell Tale signs of a bloody 2018, Crisis
New Zimbabwe / Posted yesterday
said the Civil society umbrella body Friday. Recently, in Chinhoyi, rowdy Zanu PF youths disrupted a National Peace and Reconciliation Commission Bill hearing after participants had complained that Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko was... Read more
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The Telegraph
Clampdown on clubsand sentenced to six years’ imprisonment. This was reduced to a fine by an appe
Clampdown on clubs
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
and sentenced to six years’ imprisonment. This was reduced to a fine by an appeal court. Before South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Jerry Richardson, Winnie’s chief bodyguard, described beating, torturing and killing people... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Bringing First Nations' kids home(Prime Minister Justin Trudeau) said, 'I'm committed to all those recommendatio
Bringing First Nations' kids home
Sarnia Observer / Posted 2 days ago
(Prime Minister Justin Trudeau) said, 'I'm committed to all those recommendations,' this is the top one from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission,” she said, noting chronic government underfunding of services for First Nations kids was found... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Freedom Day - the Good, the Bad and the Invisibleunion as its media officer and thereafter became the sports editor of South wee
Freedom Day - the Good, the Bad and the Invisible
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
union as its media officer and thereafter became the sports editor of South weekly newspaper. He worked for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission as a media officer before his appointment as deputy editor of Cape Community Newspapers in 1997. He... Read more
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Daily Mail
Smacking children 'does more harm than good' causing worse behaviourthe old debate on whether it is reasonable to smack a child. And recently, in
Smacking children 'does more harm than good' causing worse behaviour
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
the old debate on whether it is reasonable to smack a child. And recently, in Canada, following a call by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to prohibit spanking, the Liberal government has promised to abolish a parent's right to physically... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Churches escape residential-school settlement obligations in wake of Catholic dealformer prime minister Stephen Harper, the funding of the Aboriginal Healing Fou
Churches escape residential-school settlement obligations in wake of Catholic deal
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
former prime minister Stephen Harper, the funding of the Aboriginal Healing Foundation and the creation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, he said. “So anyone who suggests that somehow someone is being shortchanged, there’s a real... Read more
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CBC.ca
Indigenous youth overrepresented in justice system: department dataproblems is the state of the child-welfare system, Sen. Murray Sinclair said Tu
Indigenous youth overrepresented in justice system: department data
CBC.ca / Posted 4 days ago
problems is the state of the child-welfare system, Sen. Murray Sinclair said Tuesday. The former chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission said indigenous children continue to be apprehended on the basis that families cannot be trusted,... Read more
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CTV News
Aboriginals overrepresented in youth justice system: datacalls the figures atrocious and says they reflect systemic failures. Murray Si
Aboriginals overrepresented in youth justice system: data
CTV News / Posted 5 days ago
calls the figures atrocious and says they reflect systemic failures. Murray Sinclair, the former chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and now a senator, says the child-welfare system is also connected to the alarming number of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Data show aboriginals overrepresented in youth justice systemcalls the figures atrocious and says they reflect systemic failures. Murray Si
Data show aboriginals overrepresented in youth justice system
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
calls the figures atrocious and says they reflect systemic failures. Murray Sinclair, the former chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and now a senator, says the child-welfare system is also connected to the alarming number of... Read more
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iol.co.za
May Day call for justice for Dr AggettVictims Support and the Neil Aggett Support Group, to see justice for Aggett.
May Day call for justice for Dr Aggett
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Victims Support and the Neil Aggett Support Group, to see justice for Aggett. “This matter came before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which took a clear decision on what happened with Neil. And since that time we have approached the... Read more
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Daily News
The Walk to changeIt has been a sharp learning curve for me. I used my extensive experience in po
The Walk to change
Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
It has been a sharp learning curve for me. I used my extensive experience in politics and parliament, and our Truth and Reconciliation Commission while I was serving here for the last five years. The last 16 years has been a colourful career,”... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Freedom, 22 years lateracross the ingrained fault-lines of race and class. Antjie Krog thought we had
Freedom, 22 years later
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 days ago
across the ingrained fault-lines of race and class. Antjie Krog thought we had reached that point after the Truth and Reconciliation Commission when she wrote: because of you this country no longer lies between us but within it breathes... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uncle Sam 'War Crimes' Play - Recent Arrests Raise New Questionelections all the more critical to the true transition Liberia craves" - Cllr.
Uncle Sam 'War Crimes' Play - Recent Arrests Raise New Question
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
elections all the more critical to the true transition Liberia craves" - Cllr. Jerome Verdier, Former Chair, Truth & Reconciliation Commission The recent denial of visas of some prominent Liberians and the arrest of Mr. Jucontee Tom... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Close reserves that fail kidsdo it; pounding our communal chest and sanctimoniously implementing all 94 reco
Close reserves that fail kids
The Sudbury Star / Posted 5 days ago
do it; pounding our communal chest and sanctimoniously implementing all 94 recommendations made last year by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission will not do it, either. Kids on reserves are killing themselves because we have turned our backs... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
David Beresford: The man who taught me the alchemy of wordsopened the screen. Not only was he a legend, but had cutting-edge tech. He was
David Beresford: The man who taught me the alchemy of words
Mail & Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
opened the screen. Not only was he a legend, but had cutting-edge tech. He was always inspirational. At those Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings, he’d sit in the halls watching the proceedings with his hawk-like observation and type... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DA Mourns the Passing of Dene Smuts, a Great Parliamentarian and Defender of the ConstitutionAffairs, Communications, and later in Justice and Constitutional Development. W
DA Mourns the Passing of Dene Smuts, a Great Parliamentarian and Defender of the Constitution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Affairs, Communications, and later in Justice and Constitutional Development. Whether it was in her work on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission legislation, on a modern communications policy, on working for the independence of the legal... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Campaign trail: UDM’s Bantu Holomisa takes it to the local levelaffairs minister while Sigcau held the public enterprises portfolio. It unravel
Campaign trail: UDM’s Bantu Holomisa takes it to the local level
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 days ago
affairs minister while Sigcau held the public enterprises portfolio. It unravelled when Holomisa told the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in May 1996 of the “historical knowledge” that Sigcau accepted a cut of a bribe offered in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
After Collapse of ICC's Ruto and Sang Case, Kenya Must Prioritize Reparations for Victimsare seeking justice in Kenya. Following 2007's post-election violence, the gove
After Collapse of ICC's Ruto and Sang Case, Kenya Must Prioritize Reparations for Victims
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
are seeking justice in Kenya. Following 2007's post-election violence, the government established the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission to investigate human rights violations, but many of the TJRC's recommendations have yet to be... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Senate could use a few new friendsManitobans were among this distinguished group. They are Murray Sinclair, forme
Senate could use a few new friends
Brandon Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Manitobans were among this distinguished group. They are Murray Sinclair, former chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and Raymonde Gagné, former president of the Université de Saint-Boniface. A Senate built on merit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Peaceful Nation Is PossiblePhelekezela Mphoko has been tasked with leading the National Healing and Reconc
A Peaceful Nation Is Possible
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Phelekezela Mphoko has been tasked with leading the National Healing and Reconciliation. As such, the National Healing and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) has been conducting public hearings with the view to incorporate the voices of the people in... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Falls rector takes up indigenous call to actionand non-indigenous peoples. The appointment comes as the Anglican Church of Ca
Falls rector takes up indigenous call to action
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 7 days ago
and non-indigenous peoples. The appointment comes as the Anglican Church of Canada seeks to live into the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 calls to action, and confront the ways in which it has embodied colonial attitudes. In 2008,... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Falls rector takes up indigenous call to actionand non-indigenous peoples. The appointment comes as the Anglican Church of Ca
Falls rector takes up indigenous call to action
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 7 days ago
and non-indigenous peoples. The appointment comes as the Anglican Church of Canada seeks to live into the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 calls to action, and confront the ways in which it has embodied colonial attitudes. In 2008,... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Falls rector takes up indigenous call to actionand non-indigenous peoples. The appointment comes as the Anglican Church of Ca
Falls rector takes up indigenous call to action
Welland Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
and non-indigenous peoples. The appointment comes as the Anglican Church of Canada seeks to live into the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 calls to action, and confront the ways in which it has embodied colonial attitudes. In 2008,... Read more
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New Kerala
Nepal: Insurgency related cases should be resolved by principle of transitional justice says Dahal - newkerala.com #53406justice. The former Prime Minister further said that he did not have any objec
Nepal: Insurgency related cases should be resolved by principle of transitional justice says Dahal - newkerala.com #53406
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
justice. The former Prime Minister further said that he did not have any objections about the activities of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission for Investigation of the Enforced Disappeared. Dahal urged the Nepali... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
AFN Chief to urge Pope to rectify church’s role in residential schoolsover the course of a seven-year campaign. There were also continuing obligatio
AFN Chief to urge Pope to rectify church’s role in residential schools
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
over the course of a seven-year campaign. There were also continuing obligations to disclose documents to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that investigated what went on at the schools, to participate in compensation hearings, and to take... Read more
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CBC.ca
What did the PM say about Canada's history of colonialism?Liberals have committed to implementing the UN Declaration on Indigenous People
What did the PM say about Canada's history of colonialism?
CBC.ca / Posted 8 days ago
Liberals have committed to implementing the UN Declaration on Indigenous Peoples and the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and to building a "nation-to-nation" relationship with Indigenous peoples in Canada. In 2009, then... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Dene Smuts remembered as ‘outstanding lawmaker’until 2009, and was the first female MP to become a Chief Whip in the National
Dene Smuts remembered as ‘outstanding lawmaker’
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
until 2009, and was the first female MP to become a Chief Whip in the National Assembly. Smuts worked on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission legislation and the Protection of State Information Bill. Before her political career, she worked... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Award-winning Guardian reporter David Beresford dies aged 68apartheid who can say apartheid is changing.” He covered the creation and work
Award-winning Guardian reporter David Beresford dies aged 68
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 9 days ago
apartheid who can say apartheid is changing.” He covered the creation and work of South Africa’s post-apartheid Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which became a model for post-conflict truth-telling elsewhere in the world. His reporting from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
From Survivance All the Way to Reconstruction - the Oromo Pursuit of EqualibertyAn imperfect but useful institutional model in this regard is presented to us i
From Survivance All the Way to Reconstruction - the Oromo Pursuit of Equaliberty
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
An imperfect but useful institutional model in this regard is presented to us in the example of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission. [12] Hannah Arendt, Men in Dark Times (Harvest Publishers, 1970). [13] Ruti Teitel, Humanity's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Remarks Show Mugabe Is Detached From Realitylast week. A group of war veterans on Wednesday last week tried to stop a publ
Remarks Show Mugabe Is Detached From Reality
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
last week. A group of war veterans on Wednesday last week tried to stop a public hearing on the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission Bill at Mutare Civic Centre, saying the event could not go ahead on the same day two national... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Former DA MP Dene Smuts has diedAffairs, Communications, and later in Justice and Constitutional Development.
Former DA MP Dene Smuts has died
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
Affairs, Communications, and later in Justice and Constitutional Development. “Whether it was in her work on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission legislation, on a modern communications policy, on working for the independence of the legal... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Former DA MP Dene Smuts dieson home affairs, communications, and justice and constitutional development. "
Former DA MP Dene Smuts dies
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
on home affairs, communications, and justice and constitutional development. "Whether it was in her work on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission legislation, on a modern communications policy, on working for the independence of the legal... Read more
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The Tyee
Bill Honouring Indigenous Rights Gets a Do-Overwill serve as the framework for reconciliation between First Nations and the Go
Bill Honouring Indigenous Rights Gets a Do-Over
The Tyee / Posted 9 days ago
will serve as the framework for reconciliation between First Nations and the Government in Canada. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission has also called on the government to adopt the declaration for that purpose. Saganash said the... Read more
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Minda News
“Be positive, pro-active, aware of the gains of the peace process”aspect of the Bangsamoro peace process that needs to be attended to are the rec
“Be positive, pro-active, aware of the gains of the peace process”
Minda News / Posted 9 days ago
aspect of the Bangsamoro peace process that needs to be attended to are the recommendations of the Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) on dealing with the past. Looking at the past and present In looking at the past, the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ottawa freed Catholic groups from residential-school obligation to ensure other promises met, draft revealsgovernment officials told The Globe and Mail. Those include being required to d
Ottawa freed Catholic groups from residential-school obligation to ensure other promises met, draft reveals
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
government officials told The Globe and Mail. Those include being required to disclose documents to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that investigated what went on at the schools, participating in compensation hearings and taking... Read more
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CBC.ca
NDP MP Romeo Saganash tables bill on Indigenous rightsnotes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has indicated he will move forward on all r
NDP MP Romeo Saganash tables bill on Indigenous rights
CBC.ca / Posted 9 days ago
notes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has indicated he will move forward on all recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, including a pledge to fully adopt and implement the UN declaration as a framework for... Read more
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CBC.ca
Residential school survivor turned NDP MP tables bill on Indigenous rightsnotes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has indicated he will move forward on all r
Residential school survivor turned NDP MP tables bill on Indigenous rights
CBC.ca / Posted 10 days ago
notes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has indicated he will move forward on all recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, including a pledge to fully adopt and implement the UN declaration as a framework for... Read more
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CTV News
Residential school survivor turned NDP MP tables bill on indigenous rightsnotes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has indicated he will move forward on all r
Residential school survivor turned NDP MP tables bill on indigenous rights
CTV News / Posted 10 days ago
notes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has indicated he will move forward on all recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, including a pledge to fully adopt and implement the UN declaration as a framework for... Read more
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New Kerala
Nepal's Maoists want withdrawal of war-era cases - newkerala.com #52643election. According to a peace accord signed in 2007, it was agreed that all w
Nepal's Maoists want withdrawal of war-era cases - newkerala.com #52643
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
election. According to a peace accord signed in 2007, it was agreed that all war-era cases would be dealt by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and not by regular courts. The Maoists later became the largest party in the Constituent... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Our imperfect transition to freedomHani’s murderer Janusz Walus makes another legal bid for parole. This year also
Our imperfect transition to freedom
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 days ago
Hani’s murderer Janusz Walus makes another legal bid for parole. This year also marks the 20th anniversary of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and of the adoption of our final Constitution. Yet, today we seem to be a country fractured and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rights Commission Holds ConsultationStudy is aimed at setting the pace for the implementation of one of the recomme
Rights Commission Holds Consultation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Study is aimed at setting the pace for the implementation of one of the recommendations contained in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) report, which calls for the use of palava hut as an alternative dispute resolution mechanism... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
INCHR Holds Consultation On Operationalizing Ethnographic Study ReportStudy is aimed at setting the pace for the implementation of one of the recomme
INCHR Holds Consultation On Operationalizing Ethnographic Study Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Study is aimed at setting the pace for the implementation of one of the recommendations contained in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) report, which calls for the use of palava hut as an alternative dispute resolution mechanism... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Church had moral duty to residential-school survivors, but walked awaysurvivor Lorna Standingready is comforted by a fellow survivor during the closi
Church had moral duty to residential-school survivors, but walked away
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 days ago
survivor Lorna Standingready is comforted by a fellow survivor during the closing ceremony of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, June 3, 2015. (Sean Kilpatrick/THE CANADIAN PRESS) Church had moral duty to residential-school... Read more
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Minda News
Cardinal Quevedo convenes sympo on Bangsamoro transition from Aquino to next adminaspect of the Bangsamoro peace process that needs to be attended to are the rec
Cardinal Quevedo convenes sympo on Bangsamoro transition from Aquino to next admin
Minda News / Posted 11 days ago
aspect of the Bangsamoro peace process that needs to be attended to are the recommendations of the Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) on dealing with the past. In the afternoon of April 21, Panel 2 theme will be on “Interim... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Genocide - New Efforts to Help Survivors Reclaim Lost PropertyGovernment (MINALOC), representatives from the umbrella organisation for Genoci
Genocide - New Efforts to Help Survivors Reclaim Lost Property
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Government (MINALOC), representatives from the umbrella organisation for Genocide survivors, Ibuka, the National Unity and Reconciliation Commission (NURC), as well as the Association of Professional Bailiffs and the National Commission for the... Read more
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