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More than half of rape cases never make it to trial-simply because victims cannot afford the cost. It's a simple medical form that requires a doctor's signature. Without it, a rape victim has no chance of winning a case against her attacker. But getting the form signed costs 150,000 to 300,000 cedis. As a result, officials estimate, more than half of rape victims simply give up their hope of justice.
I believe all of these people should be expected to make amends for their wrong doings. I fully believe in the process of restorative justice which is part of Gandhi’s belief in Satyagraha.
Criminals will come face to face with their victims in a new scheme to be launched next week by Cheshire Constabulary.The Restorative Justice programme aims to help people get answers over why they were targeted, as well as having the chance to hammer home the impact of law-breakers' actions.
In a move to lend additional support to victims of crime and their family members, the Royal Bahamas Police Force launched its first Victim Support Unit (VSU) yesterday.
Every Colombian expresses public support for the cessation of violent acts which bloody the nation. There is also apparent consensus that restorative justice must be the foundation to any peace process, that victims should be afforded reparations, and that those involved should tell the whole truth about their acts of violence as a pre-requisite to becoming beneficiaries of society’s generosity. Disclosure of the whole truth in particular appears to be the first step towards justice and reparations.
I spoke to Michael and his parents shortly after the incident while he was at the hospital and he was in remarkably good spirits. Representatives of the Office of Victims Assistance have been with Michael most of the day and are providing assistance to his family as well as we all struggle to deal with the random, senseless act of violence perpetrated by the attacker.
For the author, "the establishment of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (1993) inaugurated this height of the judiciarization of international relations, which ended with the attacks of 11 September 2001". Former journalist with the Swiss newspaper Le Temps, Pierre Hazan goes into an in-depth analysis of transitional justice, the political foundations of the truth commissions and their universality.
In many countries there have been steps taken to ease bringing juvenile cases into adult courts. In this case three youths, aged 11, 13 and 14, are alleged to have attacked animals in a zoo, with one animal dying and a number of others being injured.
When introduced in schools with at least a number of receptive staff and when the initiative was supported by commitment, enthusiasm, leadership and significant staff development, there was a clear positive impact on relationships in school.
Among the issues raised in Chile today are the following: When to judge and when to forgive? How can a nation deal with collective trauma? Remembering or forgetting? When to seek justice and when to seek peace? These are not simple questions. It is one thing to think about them abstractly from a distance, another to be in the middle of them.
Restorative Justice Planned in Japan - NPA Hopes Victim-Juvenile Offender Dialogue Will Cut Recidivism Rates |TODAY|
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