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It’s imperative that South Africa moves fast on state capture prosecutions. Here’s why

It’s imperative that South Africa moves fast on state capture prosecutions. Here’s why

SINCE the dying days of apartheid in the mid-1990s, and at several pivotal moments since, South Africans have yearned for some measure of accountability for the ravages of apartheid. After all, the end of a system declared a crime against humanity by the United Nations had to yield an inevitable reckoning and accountability, especially for its victims. Author PENELOPE ANDREWS, Professor of Law, New York Law School The first opportunity for accountability for apartheid crimes in democratic South Africa came with the report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), released in 1998 and 2003. The universal expectation was that…
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