By: Bien Ching-feng and Elizabeth Hsu
Taipei, April 28 (CNA) Albie Sachs, a former justice of the Constitutional Court of 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]