Tang Prize laureate Albie Sachs arrives in Taiwan for 5-day visit

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/04/28
By: Bien Ching-feng and Elizabeth Hsu

Taipei, April 28 (CNA) Albie Sachs, a former justice of the Constitutional Court 201504280023t0001of South Africa and winner of the first Tang Prize in Rule of Law, flew to Taiwan Tuesday for a five-day visit, during which he will deliver a speech on transitional justice.

Sachs was met by Tang Prize Foundation CEO Chern Jenn-chuan (陳振川) at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport.

During his stay, the 79-year-old will give a keynote speech April 29 at National Central University on transitional justice and how South Africa began its path toward democracy.

In celebrating its centennial anniversary, the university screened a documentary on its campus Tuesday titled “Soft Vengeance — Albie Sachs and the New South Africa,” which feature Sachs’ life and influential work.     [FULL  STORY]

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