Alex Boraine, middle, was the deputy chairperson of the South African Truth in addition to Reconciliation Commission in 1996. He was also one of the overseers at the Mauritius Truth in addition to Justice Commission in 2009.
Alex Boraine, former vice-chairperson of the Truth in addition to Reconciliation Commission, died at the age of 87 on Wednesday.
Boraine’s son, Jeremy Boraine, confirmed the news to News24.
According to Jeremy, his father was in remission through cancer, yet had been in decline of late.
“He had a fall a week ago in addition to stopped eating. He just became weaker in addition to weaker.”
Jeremy said his father passed away somewhere between midnight in addition to 02:00 on Wednesday, at his home in a retirement village in Constantia, Cape Town.
Boraine is usually most famous for proposing the Truth in addition to Reconciliation Commission (TRC), as well as being its vice chair alongside Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, through 1996 to 1998.