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RJI Interviews Martin Howard on Sycamore Tree (Queensland, Australia) Podcast (may 2017)

We are very pleased to share this podcast with you as we talked with Martin Howard of Queensland, Australia about his experience with the Sycamore Tree Project, an in-prison restorative justice program bringing together victims of crime and offenders

In-custody restorative justice programs: Massachusetts (radio program-WBUR)

http://www.wbur.org/morningedition/2016/02/16/restorative-justice-norfolk-prison RJI appreciates this program on WBUR radio reporting on an in-custody restorative justice program inside the Massachusetts Correctional Institution (MCI) at Norfolk.

Rwanda: two decades after genocide

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/25/world/africa/rwandans-carry-on-side-by-side-two-decades-after-genocide.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=second-column-region&region=top-news&WT.

UK: restorative justice as a victim’s right

RJI shares this story from the BBC News regarding the story of Paul Kohler, a victim of violent crime. (9.16) Mr. Kohler chose restorative justice in his own case which meant he chose to meet the offender who attacked him.

Colombia: Restorative Justice

http://www.minjusticia.gov.co/Noticias/TabId/157/ArtMID/1271/ArticleID/2858/MinJusticia-comprometido-con-la-Secretar%C3%ADa-Ejecutiva-de-la-Jurisdicci%C3%B3n-Especial-para-la-Paz.

New Zealand Justice Minister Says Restorative Justice Benefits Crime Victims

New Zealand Justice Minister reports increased victims’ satisfaction after the use of restorative justice a new survey shows.

South Yorkshire: Police Officers Supporting Victims’ Access to Restorative Justice (UK)

RJI is pleased to share this article highlighting the South Yorkshire Restorative Justice Hub with the full support of South Yorkshire police officers. Crime victims cannot access restorative justice unless they know it exists.

President Trump, criminal justice reform & restorative justice

President Trump, criminal justice reform and restorative justice   Lisa Rea, President, Restorative Justice International (RJI) www.restorativejusticeinternational.com   How do we respond to President Donald Trump in the U.S.

UK Testimony on restorative justice: Parliament (Jan. 12, 2017)

https://www.theyworkforyou.com/whall/?id=2017-01-12a.163.0 RJI has often shared legislative information on restorative justice policies in the UK which has included providing their national plans to implement restorative justice.

Brazil prison riots: restorative justice needed

http://conceptnewscentral.com/index.php/2017/01/20/troops-deployed-brazil-jail-riots-spread/ As reported by Concept  News Central (January 20, 2017) RJI shares this troubling story on the recent massive rioting in Brazil’s prison at Natal.