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Editorial 2000 (2)

Volume: Volume 4(2) - 2000

Article type: Editorial

Crime and criminal violence are probably the most important obstacles to public acceptance of human rights. This can certainly undermine the achievement of a human rights culture in South Africa's young democracy.

The University of the Western Cape and the University of Ghent in Belgium hosted a conference on crime and human rights on 28 and 29 July 2000. Judge Pius Langa, Deputy Chief Justice of South Africa, delivered the opening address.

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