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BBC News
Nepal to investigate civil war crimesthe memories were too painful. Justice delayed, justice denied? Last month, he
Nepal to investigate civil war crimes
BBC News / Posted 21 hours ago
the memories were too painful. Justice delayed, justice denied? Last month, he submitted a complaint at the Truth and Reconciliation commission (TRC), demanding that local Maoist cadres and their top leaders be held accountable for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Legal Aid Demands Support for Ex-Prisonersto correct one of the ills that led to the eleven years brutal war in the count
Legal Aid Demands Support for Ex-Prisoners
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
to correct one of the ills that led to the eleven years brutal war in the country, as recommended by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. "Access to justice was one recommendations of the TRC which the Legal Aid is here to ensure. But... Read more
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Christian Today
Archbishop Desmond Tutu admitted to hospitalhonoured with the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his part in helping end aparthe
Archbishop Desmond Tutu admitted to hospital
Christian Today / Posted yesterday
honoured with the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his part in helping end apartheid in South Africa. The country's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, credited with helping smooth the transition to majority rule, was set up and chaired by him at the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Desmond Tutu admitted to hospital in South Africacampaigned for human rights, to fight HIV/AIDS, racism, sexism, homophobia and
Desmond Tutu admitted to hospital in South Africa
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
campaigned for human rights, to fight HIV/AIDS, racism, sexism, homophobia and transphobia. He also chaired the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that investigated atrocities during the apartheid regime and granted amnesty to some accused... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
This Stone Age Conduct Must Cease!stations to sympathize with them (suspects). It started with Former President R
This Stone Age Conduct Must Cease!
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
stations to sympathize with them (suspects). It started with Former President Rawlings when he was invited by the National Reconciliation Commission (NRC) to testify. For reasons known to himself, Mr Rawlings decided to walk from his residence at... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu back in hospitalcampaigned for human rights, to fight HIV/AIDS, racism, sexism, homophobia and
South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu back in hospital
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
campaigned for human rights, to fight HIV/AIDS, racism, sexism, homophobia and transphobia. He also chaired the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that investigated atrocities during the apartheid regime and granted amnesty to some accused... Read more
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FOX News
South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu admitted to hospitalcampaigned for human rights, to fight HIV/AIDS, racism, sexism, homophobia and
South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu admitted to hospital
FOX News / Posted yesterday
campaigned for human rights, to fight HIV/AIDS, racism, sexism, homophobia and transphobia. He also chaired the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that investigated atrocities during the apartheid regime and granted amnesty to some accused... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Desmond Tutu admitted to hospital in South Africacampaigned for human rights, to fight HIV/AIDS, racism, sexism, homophobia and
Desmond Tutu admitted to hospital in South Africa
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
campaigned for human rights, to fight HIV/AIDS, racism, sexism, homophobia and transphobia. He also chaired the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that investigated atrocities during the apartheid regime and granted amnesty to some accused... Read more
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Brandon Sun
South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu back in hospitalcampaigned for human rights, to fight HIV/AIDS, racism, sexism, homophobia and
South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu back in hospital
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
campaigned for human rights, to fight HIV/AIDS, racism, sexism, homophobia and transphobia. He also chaired the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that investigated atrocities during the apartheid regime and granted amnesty to some accused... Read more
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Philly.com
South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu back in hospitalcampaigned for human rights, to fight HIV/AIDS, racism, sexism, homophobia and
South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu back in hospital
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
campaigned for human rights, to fight HIV/AIDS, racism, sexism, homophobia and transphobia. He also chaired the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that investigated atrocities during the apartheid regime and granted amnesty to some accused... Read more
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The Local
Was there a secret plot to kill Swedish ex-UN chief?to kill Hammarskjöld code-named Operation Celeste. The alleged plot came to li
Was there a secret plot to kill Swedish ex-UN chief?
The Local / Posted yesterday
to kill Hammarskjöld code-named Operation Celeste. The alleged plot came to light in 1998 when South Africa's truth and reconciliation commission received a file on the clandestine operation that may have involved a maritime research institute... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Saskatchewan not doing enough to address racism, First Nations chief saysSaskatchewan has done the bare minimum to address the findings of the Truth and
Saskatchewan not doing enough to address racism, First Nations chief says
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
Saskatchewan has done the bare minimum to address the findings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, says a First Nations chief in the province. Chief Bobby Cameron, who leads the umbrella group the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations,... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Desmond Tutu hospitalized for infectionplayed a key role in that nation's transition from the apartheid era, including
Desmond Tutu hospitalized for infection
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 2 days ago
played a key role in that nation's transition from the apartheid era, including serving as chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission at the direction of then-President Nelson Mandela. Copyright 2016 Cable News Network/Turner... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Desmond Tutu hospitalized for infectionTutu Peace Foundation and other organizations. He played a key role in that na
Desmond Tutu hospitalized for infection
Local 10 Miami / Posted 2 days ago
Tutu Peace Foundation and other organizations. He played a key role in that nation's transition from the apartheid era, including serving as chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission at the direction of then-President Nelso... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Desmond Tutu hospitalized for infectionTutu Peace Foundation and other organizations. He played a key role in that na
Desmond Tutu hospitalized for infection
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 2 days ago
Tutu Peace Foundation and other organizations. He played a key role in that nation's transition from the apartheid era, including serving as chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission at the direction of then-President Nelso... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Desmond Tutu hospitalized for infectionTutu Peace Foundation and other organizations. He played a key role in that na
Desmond Tutu hospitalized for infection
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 2 days ago
Tutu Peace Foundation and other organizations. He played a key role in that nation's transition from the apartheid era, including serving as chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission at the direction of then-President Nelso... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Desmond Tutu hospitalized for infectionTutu Peace Foundation and other organizations. He played a key role in that na
Desmond Tutu hospitalized for infection
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
Tutu Peace Foundation and other organizations. He played a key role in that nation's transition from the apartheid era, including serving as chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission at the direction of then-President Nelso... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Desmond Tutu hospitalized for infectionTutu Peace Foundation and other organizations. He played a key role in that na
Desmond Tutu hospitalized for infection
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 2 days ago
Tutu Peace Foundation and other organizations. He played a key role in that nation's transition from the apartheid era, including serving as chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission at the direction of then-President Nelso... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Desmond Tutu hospitalized for infectionTutu Peace Foundation and other organizations. He played a key role in that na
Desmond Tutu hospitalized for infection
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
Tutu Peace Foundation and other organizations. He played a key role in that nation's transition from the apartheid era, including serving as chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission at the direction of then-President Nelso... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Desmond Tutu hospitalized for infectionplayed a key role in that nation's transition from the apartheid era, including
Desmond Tutu hospitalized for infection
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
played a key role in that nation's transition from the apartheid era, including serving as chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission at the direction of then-President Nelson Mandela. Copyright 2016 Cable News Network/Turner... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Desmond Tutu hospitalized for infectionTutu Peace Foundation and other organizations. He played a key role in that na
Desmond Tutu hospitalized for infection
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
Tutu Peace Foundation and other organizations. He played a key role in that nation's transition from the apartheid era, including serving as chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission at the direction of then-President Nelso... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Desmond Tutu hospitalized for infectionTutu Peace Foundation and other organizations. He played a key role in that na
Desmond Tutu hospitalized for infection
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 2 days ago
Tutu Peace Foundation and other organizations. He played a key role in that nation's transition from the apartheid era, including serving as chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission at the direction of then-President Nelso... Read more
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Reuters
U.N. chief wants review of any new details on crash that killed Hammarskjoldto the three-member U.N. inquiry, copies of these documents were made public by
U.N. chief wants review of any new details on crash that killed Hammarskjold
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
to the three-member U.N. inquiry, copies of these documents were made public by the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Aug. 19, 1998, but they were unable to be authenticated. "If it is the case that original... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.N. chief wants review of any new details on crash that killed Hammarskjoldto the three-member U.N. inquiry, copies of these documents were made public by
U.N. chief wants review of any new details on crash that killed Hammarskjold
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
to the three-member U.N. inquiry, copies of these documents were made public by the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Aug. 19, 1998, but they were unable to be authenticated. "If it is the case that original... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN chief wants review of any new details on crash that killed Hammarskjoldto the three-member U.N. inquiry, copies of these documents were made public by
UN chief wants review of any new details on crash that killed Hammarskjold
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
to the three-member U.N. inquiry, copies of these documents were made public by the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Aug. 19, 1998, but they were unable to be authenticated. "If it is the case that original... Read more
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Brandon Sun
BSD tries to grasp new provincial framework for improving literacy, numeracy scoresacknowledged that improving scores among aboriginal students is a major piece,
BSD tries to grasp new provincial framework for improving literacy, numeracy scores
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 days ago
acknowledged that improving scores among aboriginal students is a major piece, noting that the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and the Manitoba Office of the Auditor General all... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sierra Leone, South Sudan Envoys Discuss Post-War Reconciliation and Justicecauses of the war and ensuring justice for victims of the war, with both leadin
Sierra Leone, South Sudan Envoys Discuss Post-War Reconciliation and Justice
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
causes of the war and ensuring justice for victims of the war, with both leading to the establishment of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission and a Special Court respectively. On the creation of the Special Court, Ambassador Koroma said it... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
When Cecil Dennis III Met Samuel Doe II - Reconciliation - 36 Years in the MakingHon. E. Reginald Townsend), for a Truce Conciliation through reformation." Unc
When Cecil Dennis III Met Samuel Doe II - Reconciliation - 36 Years in the Making
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Hon. E. Reginald Townsend), for a Truce Conciliation through reformation." Uncertainty Still Over TRC Report A Truth and Reconciliation Commission set up in aftermath of the election of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, was tasked with promoting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shredding April 12 Ghosts - a Commendable Reconciliation Gesture From Doe, Dennis Kinrecognition of those who lost their lives, Unity may never be complete." SINCE
Shredding April 12 Ghosts - a Commendable Reconciliation Gesture From Doe, Dennis Kin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
recognition of those who lost their lives, Unity may never be complete." SINCE THE completion of a report by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission which recommended among other things that a National Palava Hut Forum be established as a... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Area tribes tackle challenging health topics at annual summitin those boarding schools, she said, setting up mental health centers to help t
Area tribes tackle challenging health topics at annual summit
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
in those boarding schools, she said, setting up mental health centers to help the Indian population. Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission was brutally honest about the horrors they uncovered in the schools, with one official calling what... Read more
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ABC News
Jill Stein on Exploring 'What it Means to Disarm Our Police Force'review board, not only investigators to look into each death at the hands of po
Jill Stein on Exploring 'What it Means to Disarm Our Police Force'
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
review board, not only investigators to look into each death at the hands of police, but also to call for a truth and reconciliation commission so that we can address this ongoing climate of fear and racism." In July, police reform advocates... Read more
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CBC.ca
Liberal minister says Downie 'right' that North has been ignoredwas correct to say the country has ignored the situation. "I think what he's s
Liberal minister says Downie 'right' that North has been ignored
CBC.ca / Posted 4 days ago
was correct to say the country has ignored the situation. "I think what he's saying is right. It's what the Truth and Reconciliation Commission said about this country. I don't think I learned in school of the majesty of the land, the dignity... Read more
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Sun Star
Maglana: Marcos burial, transitional justice, and peace process (1st of 3 parts)signs are encouraging that the new administration will act on the recommendatio
Maglana: Marcos burial, transitional justice, and peace process (1st of 3 parts)
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
signs are encouraging that the new administration will act on the recommendations of the Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) report. The TJRC was created under the Normalization Annex of the Framework Agreement on the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
90% to the poorpublic transport, like we use to have in the old South Africa.. We salute our n
90% to the poor
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
public transport, like we use to have in the old South Africa.. We salute our new leaders.. hopefully in the near future we could have a "Truth and Reconciliation commission" to prosecute "those" who stole our peoples money for the past 20+ y... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Albie Sachs Praises Young Writers for Local Governance Seriesunion as its media officer and thereafter became the sports editor of South wee
Albie Sachs Praises Young Writers for Local Governance Series
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 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 News
SL committed to protect Human Rights: PMPrime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday said that the Missing Persons Off
SL committed to protect Human Rights: PM
Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday said that the Missing Persons Office will lead to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Speaking at the launch of Manurawa Law Journal at the Sri Lanka Law College premises, Premier Wickremesinghe... Read more
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CBC.ca
Aboriginal MP visits First Nations in N.B. to talk about UN billand non-Indigenous people about what the bill would mean for Canadians. Sagana
Aboriginal MP visits First Nations in N.B. to talk about UN bill
CBC.ca / Posted 8 days ago
and non-Indigenous people about what the bill would mean for Canadians. Saganash said the conclusions of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission are another reason to adopt the declaration. He said the commission recognized the need for Canada... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Lwandile Fikeni's Ruth First speech on rage in the rainbow nation is indispensableIt is worth noting that violence as the regime of the dominant order was the vi
Lwandile Fikeni's Ruth First speech on rage in the rainbow nation is indispensable
Mail & Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
It is worth noting that violence as the regime of the dominant order was the violence not given light when the Truth and Reconciliation Commission concluded its business. Mamdani, writing on the transition period in South Africa and the TRC,... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Jill Stein: I will have trouble sleeping at night if either Trump or Clinton is electedto combat police violence, including civilian review boards and independent inv
Jill Stein: I will have trouble sleeping at night if either Trump or Clinton is elected
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 8 days ago
to combat police violence, including civilian review boards and independent investigators. She also called for a “truth and reconciliation commission” of the kind created in post-Apartheid South Africa, where the country attempted to grapple with... Read more
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CBC.ca
Indigenous parents more fearful, distrusting of education system: studyfrom their families and forced to attend government schools. The last school cl
Indigenous parents more fearful, distrusting of education system: study
CBC.ca / Posted 9 days ago
from their families and forced to attend government schools. The last school closed outside Regina in 1996. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission heard graphic testimony from survivors who detailed physical, sexual and emotional abuse. Their... Read more
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CTV News
Indigenous parents more fearful, distrusting of education systemfrom their families and forced to attend government schools. The last school cl
Indigenous parents more fearful, distrusting of education system
CTV News / Posted 9 days ago
from their families and forced to attend government schools. The last school closed outside Regina in 1996. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission heard graphic testimony from survivors who detailed physical, sexual and emotional abuse. Their... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Island woman heading North American Indigenous Gamesfrom the government and indigenous communities because the games support severa
Island woman heading North American Indigenous Games
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 9 days ago
from the government and indigenous communities because the games support several of the calls to action from the Truth and Reconciliation (Commission of Canada). Five specifically deal with sport and recreation such as No. 88 which states, ‘We call... Read more
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CBC.ca
Sixties Scoop redress sought from PM by Indigenous leaders ahead of lawsuit court datefrom Bennett's office was immediately forthcoming. Saskatchewan apology delaye
Sixties Scoop redress sought from PM by Indigenous leaders ahead of lawsuit court date
CBC.ca / Posted 9 days ago
from Bennett's office was immediately forthcoming. Saskatchewan apology delayed The final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission published last December noted that "the effects of the residential school experience and the... Read more
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Daily News
The Great U-Turnwith regard to alleged human rights abuses and war crimes. While the Office of
The Great U-Turn
Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
with regard to alleged human rights abuses and war crimes. While the Office of Missing Persons and the proposed Truth and Reconciliation Commission will look into the ‘truth-seeking’ aspect of reconciliation, the judicial mechanism will be tasked... Read more
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Minda News
How soon will the Duterte administration act on the TJRC recommendations?DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/11 August) – How soon will the Duterte administration set
How soon will the Duterte administration act on the TJRC recommendations?
Minda News / Posted 10 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/11 August) – How soon will the Duterte administration set up the National Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Commission on the Bangsamoro (NTJRCB), a body the Aquino administration failed to set up? “ASAP” (as soon as... Read more
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Daily Maverick
SARS Wars: Massive data leak alleges British American Tobacco SA's role in bribery and corruptiontrade unionist Jeanette Schoon and her daughter Katryn in northern Angola in 19
SARS Wars: Massive data leak alleges British American Tobacco SA's role in bribery and corruption
Daily Maverick / Posted 10 days ago
trade unionist Jeanette Schoon and her daughter Katryn in northern Angola in 1984 – was granted amnesty by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. In 2008 he was sequestrated following a civil case by the Schoon family. Williamson was an... Read more
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BC Local News
Kwantlen Walking Tours a 'powerful healing journey'Elinor Atkins, who will be leading her own walking tours next year. Atkins has
Kwantlen Walking Tours a 'powerful healing journey'
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
Elinor Atkins, who will be leading her own walking tours next year. Atkins has been heavily involved in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and is heading to the University of Victoria in September to pursue a degree in history and... Read more
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Langley Times
Kwantlen Walking Tours a 'powerful healing journey'Elinor Atkins, who will be leading her own walking tours next year. Atkins has
Kwantlen Walking Tours a 'powerful healing journey'
Langley Times / Posted 11 days ago
Elinor Atkins, who will be leading her own walking tours next year. Atkins has been heavily involved in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and is heading to the University of Victoria in September to pursue a degree in history and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Herculean tasks lie ahead for transitional justice bodiesregistration of complaints on 10 August 2016, with over 60,000 cases registered
Herculean tasks lie ahead for transitional justice bodies
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
registration of complaints on 10 August 2016, with over 60,000 cases registered during the last four months. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP) now have six... Read more
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DW
Colombia, rebels seek help of Pope Francis, UN chief with peace court |and political participation. In June, the two sides implemented a ceasefire. T
Colombia, rebels seek help of Pope Francis, UN chief with peace court |
DW / Posted 13 days ago
and political participation. In June, the two sides implemented a ceasefire. The sides have agreed on a truth and reconciliation commission and amnesty for most crimes committed by government forces, FARC and right-wing paramilitaries. The... Read more
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