The SATRC conducted a broad range of investigations propio motu and upon application for amnesty.
105) The guidelines allow perpetrators to apply for amnesty pursuant to conditions that are substantially similar to those applied by the SATRC, but which include additional factors such as whether the NPA has the resources to investigate and prosecute the matter.
137) Even if we accept that the SATRC was sufficient because matters were heard before Commissioners making reasoned determinations on the basis of legislative criteria that were binding on local courts, it fails to meet the due process requirements of criminal trials.
380) The 1993 Interim Constitution and the SATRC Act provided that amnesty from civil and criminal liability (381) could be granted for offenses "associated with a political objective and committed in the course of the conflicts of the past.
The agenda of the 12th SATRC
meeting will include: Statements from the head of the regulatory bodies of SATRC
Members; Key policy and regulatory issues in the SATRC
countries; Reports of the SATRC
Working Groups under Action Plan Phase III; Implementation Report of the SATRC
Action Plan Phase-III; Adoption of the Action Plan Phase-III implementation calendar for the year 2011; The way forward.
Following this examination we introduce a hypothesis on memory, analysing its inherent public/private dynamic in whose paradox the challenge for the SATRC in fostering a collective memory lay.
The SATRC was setup under the promotion of National Unity and Reconciliation Act No.
The SATRC presented the final portion of its report in March 2003, concluding the process that began in December 1995.
Alex Boraine respectively the Chair and Vice-Chair of the SATRC amongst other notable academics, practitioners and activists.
A compromise and innovation might be to add an "historical clarification" committee to the SATRC model, that would have as its sole function an historical analysis of the causes and history of the Israeli Palestinian conflict.
Mahmood Mamdani accused the SATRC of embracing the "legal fetishism" of the apartheid regime by only considering those acts considered gross violations under apartheid, instead of focusing on the explicit illegality of the apartheid regime's laws themselves.
This was the most contentious issue of the SATRC, and goes to the heart of the complex philosophical dilemma juxtaposed between the two conceptions of justice--restorative and retributive--that define transitional justice.