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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
 
Database - Record for : Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on the Voluntary Repatriation and Reintegration of South African Returnees
Record 455

Country :

South Africa

Agreement Title/Name:
Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on the Voluntary Repatriation and Reintegration of South African Returnees
Year :
1991
Date Signed :

4 September 1991

Summary :

Agmt to faciliate large-scale and peaceful return of refugees open and accessible to all SA returnees.


Parties :
South Africa, UNHCR
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Not Applicable
Governance/Democratic Inst :
Not Applicable
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
Preamble notes that the SA Govt has already taken a series of measures which constitute a general amnesty having been granted in respect of political offences, excl only those offences that constitute serious common law crimes; 3.a) govt willing to grant amnesty to returnees in respect of political offences committed before noon on Oct 8, 1990, (b) also covering people who left SA after that date without travel docs.
Past Mechanism :
Not Applicable
Prisoner Release :
Not Applicable
Victims :
Not Applicable
Criminal Justice Reform :
Not Applicable
National Human Rights Inst :
Not Applicable
Human Rights Framework :
Not Applicable
Judicial Reform :
Not Applicable
Policing :
Not Applicable
Refugees/Land :
Agmt dedicated to repatriation of refugees
Civil Society :
4.e. & 21. guaranteeing role and access of humanitarian orgs
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
International Community :
UN Involvement :
UNHCR party to agmt
Source :
UNHCR website


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