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Reconciliation: Reweaving a social fabric that heals.

Source: (2011) A Matter of Spirit, a newsletter of the Inter-community Peace and Justice Center, No. 92, Fall, .In the market place of ideas, the concepts and language of reconciliation have become quite popularized and at the same time diluted. ... READ MORE

"Narrating the spirit of justice"

Source: (2007) Chapter published in South African Law Journal: Acta Juridica , Faculty of Law, University of Cape Town, Juta Press Ltd.This paper argues that dichotomous thinking of this kind imposes artificial categorisations on the realities of... READ MORE

Closing Guantanamo Bay Detention Center: A restorative option?

Source: (-0001) Unpublished paperThe Guantanamo Bay Detention Center represents a grave clash of justices. In real time, the post-violence transitional politics of accountability, protection, vindication and healing are untidy at best and deeply... READ MORE

Restorative interventions for postwar nations.

Source: (2013) in, Katherine S. van Wormer and Lorenn Walkers, eds, Restorative Justice Today: Practical Applications. Los Angeles: Sage. PP. 195-204.Transitional justice, which relies on the concepts of restorative justice, involves a range of ap... READ MORE

More about the API

Source: (2002) In Peace Office Newsletter 32 (January-March), The African Peacebuilding Institute: 10. Akron, PA: Mennonite Central Committee.This article contains an overview of the work and participant experiences of the first African Peacebuild... READ MORE

Putting a face on the past: Survivor-offender mediation and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Source: (1995) Paper presented for a forum of the Survivor-Offender Mediation Project, held at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, Johannesburg, South Africa, 20 February.This document, presented by Carl Stauffer and Brandon H... READ MORE