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“Removing the perpetuity of hatred”: on South Africa as a model example

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  06 December 2006

Barbara Cassin
Affiliation:
The National Centre for Scientific Research in Paris (CNRS)

Abstract

Based on the example of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa, the author analyses the conditions necessary from a philosophical and philological perspective — even if they are never enough — to move from war to reconciliation, and thus to deal with hatred: a policy of remembrance, a policy of justice and a policy of speech.

Type
Truth and Reconciliation Commissions
Copyright
2006 International Committee of the Red Cross

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