South Africa: Overcoming Apartheid
TRC Report: Torture and Death in Detention


This section of Volume 2 of the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission summarizes the nature of torture and deaths in detention, including a list of deaths in detention. (Report)
"Torture and Death in Custody" is part of Chapter 3: "The State Inside South Africa." The section is on pages 187 - 220 (paragraphs 91-220) of the report. (Go to page 190 of the electronic pdf file.) Comments on the Biko case are found in paragraphs 211-12; a summary of the TRC findings appear in paragraph 220.

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