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Tackling The Question Of Legitimacy In Transitional Justice: Steve Biko And The Post-Apartheid Reconciliation Process In South Africa, Kaley L. Martin
CUREJ - College Undergraduate Research Electronic Journal
This thesis seeks to determine and understand the impact of the Steve Biko case on the effectiveness of the post-apartheid reconciliation process in South Africa. The Biko case in an example of a highly visible challenge to the South African government’s chosen method of post-apartheid reconciliation, as Biko’s own family did not believe in the process and fought elements of it from its inception.
Steve Biko was a noted anti-apartheid activist who founded the Black Consciousness movement, which advocated for black South Africans to be proud of their blackness. Biko died mysteriously and suddenly in police custody in ...