Stolen slave bones to go back to their Khoi families

12 October 2018 - 08:00 By Tanya Farber
Students walk across a plaza in front of the University of Cape Town. File Photo.
Students walk across a plaza in front of the University of Cape Town. File Photo.
Image: Reuters/Mike Hutchings

For a hundred years, the bones of 11 enslaved Khoi farmworkers lay silently in a university collection, deaf to debates of transformation and restorative justice unfolding among the living.

Now, the University of Cape Town wants to return the bones to their rightful resting place, where their descendants still live.

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