Source: (2001) Te Ara Whakatika: Newsletter of the court-referred restorative justice project. October 2001. Issue 5. Downloaded 8 June 2004.
This article discusses growing interest in southern Africa in restorative justice practices, reporting on a conference of the South African Association for Conflict Intervention. Elaine Dyer, a member of New Zealandâ€™s court-referred restorative justice training team, spoke at the conference, and responded to the concern that restorative justice is a soft option for offenders. Anecdotes relate to vigilante justice groups in South Africaâ€™s townships and child soldiers in Angola.
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