SA amnesty terms

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The African National Congress-led government said it wants to require a full public disclosure of political crimes before offenders could receive amnesty, AP reports from Cape Town. Its proposed amnesty law, a key part of President Nelson Mandela's push for reconciliation after decades of racial strife, would set 5 December 1993 as a cut-off date, excluding white extremists accused of terror bombings linked to last month's all-race election, the new Justice Minister, Dullah Omar, said.