TOGO: Truth and reconciliation process underway

Saturday, November 22, 2008
LOME Friday, September 26, 2008 (IRIN) - Almost 23,000 people responded to a UN-funded survey that is the first step in establishing what will be the country’s first truth and reconciliation commission. They were asked how to design a truth and reconciliation commission capable of confronting culprits who brutalised tens of thousands into exile. Security crackdowns during the deadly 2005 presidential poll that elected President Faure Gnassingbe to power forced 40,000 to flee into neighbouring...