Sur. Revista Internacional de Direitos Humanos
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VIJEYARASA, Ramona. Facing Australia's history: truth and reconciliation for the stolen generations. Sur, Rev. int. direitos human. [online]. 2007, vol.4, n.7, pp. 128-151. ISSN 1806-6445. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1806-64452007000200006.
The Tasmanian State Government and the Australian Federal Senate have taken recent steps towards setting up a Reparations Tribunal for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) people who were separated from their families and communities under State-based forced removal policies of the 20th Century. This paper proposes a Truth and Reconciliation Commission drawing on international lessons.
Keywords : Reparations; Indigenous; Truth-telling; Reconciliation.