....Judge Lindsay Moore was told by prosecutor Johann Schlebusch today that at least two of the victims were "strongly opposed to any form of restorative justice". 

Saunders-Clarke's lawyer Victoria Letele asked if some efforts could be made to enable restorative justice through a facilitator, but Judge Moore disagreed.

"If the victims are not willing to participate, that's the end of it," he said.

Read the whole story. What do you think? Can restorative principles and values still be applied if the victims oppose participating in restorative processes?