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Study Of South Africa's Truth And Reconciliation Commission

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September 12, 1998
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University Of Michigan
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Widespread human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa have been extensively detailed, most recently in hearings conducted by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). However, what is the psychological effect of testifying before the TRC among victims of human rights abuses? A University of Michigan researcher and a team of investigators in South Africa are about to launch the first study to examine that question.

ANN ARBOR---Widespread human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa have been extensively detailed, most recently in hearings conducted by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). However, what is the psychological effect of testifying before the TRC among victims of human rights abuses? A University of Michigan researcher and a team of investigators in South Africa are about to launch the first study to examine that question.


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