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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
Database - Record for : Pretoria Minute
Record 496

Country :

South Africa

Agreement Title/Name:
Pretoria Minute
Year :
Date Signed :

6 August 1990

Summary :

Parties agree to guidelines for prisoner release and amnesty established by Groot Schuur working group (appended); Parties task working group to agree an implementation plan. ANC agrees ceasefire.

Parties :
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
Not Applicable
Governance/Democratic Inst :
Not Applicable
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
Provides for indemnity to be granted to categories of persons from Oct 1, 1990
Past Mechanism :
Not Applicable
Prisoner Release :
Provides for prisoner releases to commence from Oct 1, 1990
Victims :
Not Applicable
Criminal Justice Reform :
Not Applicable
National Human Rights Inst :
Not Applicable
Human Rights Framework :
7. Govt commits to ongoing review of emergency legislation, in particular those provisions limiting political organization and freedom of the press
Judicial Reform :
Not Applicable
Policing :
Not Applicable
Refugees/Land :
Not Applicable
Civil Society :
7. govt to continue review of emergency leg with a view to ensuring free political activity
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
Not Applicable
Enforcement Mechanism :
International Community :
UN Involvement :
Source :
ANC website

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