Source: (2008) Canadian Islamic Congress Friday Magazine.

In the context of Islam (as well as in other major faiths), the ultimate goal of Restorative Justice is the prevention of crime, whether in our families, neighborhoods, educational institutions, communities, or society at large. We are all part of the global village; thus the global village benefits when both individuals and communities live their faith through commitment and action. This notion springs from the Islamic formative principles namely the Qur’an and the Sunnah. I am personally inspired by several verses from the Qur’an and from the traditions of the Prophet Muhammad (Sunnah). (excerpt)

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