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Restorative justice, policing and insurgency: Learning from Pakistan.

Source: (2014) Law & Society Review. 48(3):531-561.Pakistan state law and Taliban rule of Sharia law are at different ends of a politico-legal spectrum. They share advocacy of one system of law and attraction to eradication of alternatives. Musl... READ MORE

Restorative Councils help Pakistani police

from the article in PeaceBuilder: As the founding director of JustPeace International, Ali Gohar (MA ’02) has worked at updating the practice of jirga, an ancient tradition in Pakistan whereby respected and wise elders deliberate in an open com... READ MORE

Pakistani reconciliation panels solve disputes

from the article by Iqbal Khattak for CentralAsiaOnline.com: The wheels of justice often move slowly and expensively in Pakistan, causing public disgust that reputedly strengthens the militancy. Now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is addressing this prob... READ MORE

The Taliban and restorative justice

Himal Southasia is a regional magazine published in Nepal. This article in the January 2009 issue by Aunohita Mojumdar, the magazine’s Kabul-based contributing editor, suggests that former Taliban practices were an extreme form of generally-acce... READ MORE

Indigenous Institutions for Decision-Making in Pakistan

Source: (-0001) HEINRICH BOLL FOUNDATION.As Leo Tolstoy very rightly said, “the seeds of every crime are in each of us.” Crime is not an out-side phenomenon. It lives with each individual’s inner self, and depending on the opportunities ava... READ MORE

Restorative Justice System and Pukhtoon Jarga

Source: (2004) Paper presented at "New Frontiers in Restorative Justice: Advancing Theory and Practice", Centre for Justice and Peace Development, Massey University at Albany, New Zealand, 2-5 December.Each community of the world resolved their co... READ MORE