Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) News

Eugene de Kock

Apartheid's legacy: Dr Death and Prime Evil. When to forgive, when not to forget

Two decades into South Africa’s democracy, several of its most notorious apartheid-era killers are bidding for freedom.

South African cadets relax ahead of celebrations for 20th anniversary of Freedom day, which marks the end of Apartheid, in Pretoria on April 27, 2014 (AFP Photo/Marco Longari)

Race relations at a crossroads in Mandela's South Africa

As a country that emerged from years of racial segregation, South Africa is often lauded for its reconciliation efforts, but cracks in the foundation of Nelson Mandela’s “Rainbow Nation” are starting to show.