Angola: Public Apologies in Angola, but for Whom?

This All Africa News Headlines article was originally published on this site, click here to view the original

[JusticeInfo.net] It was a landmark speech. On May 26, Angola’s president apologized and asked forgiveness for mass executions that occurred in 1977. He also announced the returning of victims’ remains to their families and the issuance of death certificates. But what does this mean for Angola’s wider reconciliation process? Other key demands and large groups of victims have still been left out, warn scholars Maarten van Munster and Joris van Wijk.