RJI shares this story which is well known to many of us who work in the field of restorative justice. It's the story of a father, Azim Khamisa, who forgave the 14-teen year boy, Tony Hicks, who killed his son, Tariq
TOPEKA, Kan. — Early one morning along a stretch of nearly deserted Kansas highway, Cameron Freeman, a college student from Nebraska, and Zachary Harrison, an Air Force loadmaster, were involved in a violent traffic collision that left one of the
I have noticed a new interest in forgiveness vis a vis restorative justice. It is not surprising given the power of forgiveness especially as expressed by victims of violent crime. Does forgiveness come before offenders show remorse for their crimes---before
This is a pretty controversial topic: forgiveness and restorative justice. Do all crime victims who support restorative justice therefore forgive? Does one come then the other? I don't think so. I know many victims of violent crime who have forgiven.