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Author Pinto, Simone Martins Rodrigues
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Publisher UniCEUB
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Date Created 2016-03-01
Copyright Year ©2007
Language English ♦ French ♦ Portuguese ♦ Spanish
Subject Domain (in LCC) JZ2-6530
Subject Keyword Comissão de Verdade ♦ Political science ♦ International relations ♦ África do Sul ♦ Apartheid ♦ Justiça Transicional ♦ Democracia
Abstract The democratic transition in South Africa was painful but peaceful. After years of state violent oppression in a society remarkably divided between blacks and whites, the transitional process allowed the emergence of a democratic society, walking to psychological restoration and social reconciliation. One of the most important elements to the success of this process was the option for restorative justice as a way to solve crimes committed during the past regime. Because of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, South Africa refused a punitive model but guaranteed criminal responsibility and investigation of the facts.
ISSN 18072135
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2007-08-01
e-ISSN 18072135
Journal Universitas: Relações Internacionais
Volume Number 4
Issue Number 1


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