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On the front page of The Bahama Journal of Wednesday, July 25th past, was the face of an 87 year old lady. On the Monday previous, this elderly great-grandmother was apparently manning her Fox Hill convenience store, as she usually did, when she was attacked and robbed of some $500.00. The picture showed the bruised face of an attractive but sad, very gentle and deeply religious person.
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.
This week, the Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) Abdirahin Haithar Abdi recommended that East African countries adopt Gacaca system of jurisdiction to clear the backlog of cases in their judicial system.
Convicted criminals in Norfolk are regularly being let off community punishment because there is not enough transport or staff to take them to do the work. Offenders turning up in Norwich to carry out work in the community are being turned away at the last minute due to shortages in staff and transport within Norfolk Probation Service. For every time a criminal is left behind, one hour is docked from their original sentence, meaning they are not being punished as judges or magistrates intended.
The chairman of Eastern Bay of Plenty Te Tina o Toi Tribal Service Providers, Tawhai Te Rupe, is frustrated that his Murupara-based community organisation has been rebuffed by the courts. And he is unhappy at the 18-month jail sentence imposed in the Rotorua District Court today on Shane Rurehe, whose two dogs attacked 56-year-old Virginia Ohlson in the forestry township in April.
Mack has consulted with Emory University religion professor Thee Smith about how a reconciliation approach would fit into hate crime sentences. Smith, who helped found Southern Truth and Reconciliation, which explores human rights abuses and advocates for restorative justice, is a firm believer in community or group conferencing.
The Lang'ata MP [Mr Raila Odinga, candidate from the Orange Democratic Movement] says he opted to build on African traditions that uplift both victim and perpetrator to deal with the issue in what he believes could result in a model of how to integrate such "restorative justice" into a legal system.
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.
Inafa' Maolek, a nonprofit community organization dedicated exclusively to conflict resolution since 1983, has some events coming up. There will be two tracts: Restorative Justice in Schools and How to Mediate Environmental and Natural Resource Disputes.
One of the region's longest-active criminal justice organizations has decided to present awards for leadership and for "restorative, criminal or social justice" training. The Judicial Process Commission, created in the aftermath of the 1971 Attica prison riot, have named the awards after Virginia and John Mackey.
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