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Bangladesh: Is Restorative Justice the Best Way Forward?

In the backdrop of Bangladesh’s violent history of birth, ongoing violent political practices, and high rates of homicide, mob violence, neighborhood/street violence, violent labor unrests, family violence and intimate partner violence, the need for restorative justice is paramount. Without an intervening model aimed at resolution, we will remain a nation mired in answering violence with violence, an eye for an eye, which is exactly what retributive justice propagates.

In a well-researched post, Nadine S Murshid argues that if Bangladesh wishes to break the cycle of violence and find a way to heal, ‘restorative justice’ (instead of retributive justice) has to be the way forward.

 

 

 

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