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Restorative Justice: Lessons from Libya

Braithwaite, John; Rashed, Tamim


A failed restorative justice in Libya is described. Shooting breaks out in a reconciliation meeting. The shooting spirals into a �small town war� (van Klinken, 2007). The State�s inability to ensure security for the reconciliation, and to stand behind enforcement of the agreement, was a problem. The first lesson in the logic of deterrence from the case is that where deterrence is most needed, it is most dangerous. Secondly, the logic of restorative justice is that where it is hardest to do, it...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Restorative Justice


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