The Flaws Of The Commission

892 WordsMay 1, 20154 Pages
Recommendations The flaws of the commission are extensive, but there is also a well-structured base to build on for future endeavors. Woven into the fabric of the commission are the makings of a potentially successful Reconciliation commission. With a slight tweaking to the core premise, a few assorted changes to the logistics and a less meddling government the commission could stand a chance at healing the wounds. As mentioned previously, the South Korean Truth and reconciliation council was made in the image of the South African Truth and Reconciliation council. The commission wished to place an emphasis on finding out the historical proceedings in a concise and thorough manner. However, having been met with a slew of bureaucratic hurdles, the commission soon began to shift its’ tactics in a manner that would allow them to continue their search but not smirch the name of the South Korean Government. Without accepting responsibilities for much of the atrocities committed during the time, the Korean government began to take the form of the truth as defined by the government commission. If the main goal was truly to facilitate the process of healing in South Korea, then the most potentially successful format for the commission would have been that of an Reparation and restitution commission seeing as many of the misdoings were in fact committed by the government onto the people, causing tangible damage that could be potentially repaired. An Apology

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