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Officials to commemorate anniversary of final TRC report submission

Former members of the TRC, including the body's chairperson archbishop emeritus Desmond Tutu, will attend it.

FILE: Then Archbishop Desmond Tutu (centre) with fellow commissioners listen to testimony from witnesses during the start of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission which opened in East London, 15 April 1996. Picture: AFP.

CAPE TOWN - A special dinner commemorating the 20th anniversary of the submission of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) final report will take place in Stellenbosch on Sunday night.

Former members of the TRC, including the body's chairperson archbishop emeritus Desmond Tutu, will attend it.
The event ends off an international conference that's been taking place at Stellenbosch University this week.

The conference committee's Roger Friedman says luminaries form across the world attended the gathering.

“Looking at our historical trauma whether it was colonialism, slavery or apartheid impacts on the descendants of those people who suffered those events.”

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)

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