RJI was pleased to join the African Forum for Restorative Justice held on November 23, 2022 organized by Professor Don John Omale (Nigeria). RJI President Lisa Rea was one of the guest speakers as she presented victims-driven restorative justice, and
[audio mp3="/assets/mono-Don-John-Omale-Podcast-July-13-2017-Nigeria-4_01.mp3"][/audio] Today's guest on RJI's Podcast is Dr. Don John O. Omale. He is a British Chevening Scholar of Criminology, Restorative Justice and Victimology and a professor at Federal University Wukari, Taraba State Nigeria. He has lectured both in Nigeria and the
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®ion=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0 Is restorative justice possible after genocide? The New York Times does an excellent job covering life in Rwanda on the ground two decades after the genocide. Victims and their families and offenders and their families continue to work towards peace
The following article is an interview* with victim of violent crime Jennifer Chatburn of Cape Town, South Africa published in Finesse magazine (January 2015) as written by Cinde Greyling. The article was translated from Afrikaans into English for RJI. We thank Ms.
RJI would like to bring to your attention the following declaration regarding the rights of women and girls in response to violence and sexual violence against them. https://www.fidh.org/IMG/pdf/NAIROBI_DECLARATIONeng.pdf The Nairobi Declaration of 2007 on Women and Girls' Right to Remedy and Reparation
RJI re-prints this article with Dan Van Ness of Prison Fellowship International regarding his restorative justice work in Rwanda as the International Criminal Tribunal of Rwanda closes. This interview was published by UNICRI's Freedom from Fear and written by JRP, the Justice & Reconciliation Project.
Restorative justice works. We like this article from South Central Saskatchewan, Canada. The plain and simple fact is that every day restorative justice is changing the lives of crime victims and offenders and the communities they live in. Restorative justice is spreading worldwide
RJI is pleased to share this encouraging news from the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) as reported by City News. According to ACT Legislative Assembly member Simon Corbell there will be a substantial expansion of restorative justice in 2016 to include
March 2016 RJI announces the appointment of South African Reverend Jonathan Peter Clayton to serve as a member of RJI's Global Steering Committee. Pastor Clayton along with his wife Jenny Clayton direct the Hope Prison Ministry. We are so encouraged by his important work in the prisons of
RJI is encouraged to see the actions of Kenya and its president Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta choosing to invest in restorative justice. Financial compensation is not the only thing victims of violence seek but restitution helps. A fund of Sh 10