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
Qurâ€™an and the Sunnah. I am personally inspired by several verses from the
Qurâ€™an and from the traditions of the Prophet Muhammad (Sunnah). (excerpt)
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