The Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa: relation to psychiatric status and forgiveness among survivors of human rights abuses

Debra Kaminer

It has recently been the task of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) to expose and document human rights abuses perpetrated under the system of apartheid. As part of the TRC process, many survivors provided testimony in either a private statement or at a public hearing (for historical reference).

Key wordshuman rights / post-traumatic stress disorder / reconciliation / stress / torture / trauma / women

CountriesSouth African